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Amulet of a uraeus cobra

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Gold Element. Disc missing from head. Unit from necklace or bracelet.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W____. [Exped. date] 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,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Other: 1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.382

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets