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Amulet of two vultures

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Gold plate, stamped out; wings outspread and feet wide apart; heads turned to left; small ring in back.


From Nuri, Pyramid XXVI. March 1918.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period,

Object Place

Nuri, Nubia, Sudan


Overall: 0.9 x 3.7 cm (3/8 x 1 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Gold plate


The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets