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Amulet of ankh

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Gold ankh.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., Tomb W 219. 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, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Beg., Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Height x width: 0.9 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.356

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets