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Amulet of a goose

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Mottled dark, red stone goose amulet.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb Beg. W 760. [Excav. date] March 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

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 1.2 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.392

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets