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Uraeus

Silver ureaus with a sun disc. Doubled over.

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B501, IX A-5, under brick wall. 1920: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 7.4 x 3.5 x 2.8 cm (2 15/16 x 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.2475

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets