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Vulture

Vulture with outspread wings. Electrum sheet metal; incised details; crude work. Remains of rings on back for stringing.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid N.M. 8. February 1918: 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,

Findspot

Nuri, Nubia (Sudan)

Accession Number

20.372

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets