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Rams heads amulets

six finely detailed ram's heads, 5 caramel color, 1 red

Provenance

From Beg. West 548, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 743–653 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg. West), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

largest 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-285

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets