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Amulet of Harpokrates

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Gold. Twin standing figures. Suspension ring at back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 832. 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,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Other: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.374

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets