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Amulet of the hieroglyph for "gold" (neb)

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Gold sheet cut out.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Ku. 71 [Excav. date] March, 1919. 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, reign of Shabaka, 712–698 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1015

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets