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Gold hippo amulet

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Gold hippo amulet with suspension ring at back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 652. 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

Length: 0.015; height: 0.009

Accession Number

23.358

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets