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Electrum; terminates in jackal's head.


From Nubia, Nuri. 1920: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over. Findspot Information: Found in the Tomb of Netaklabat-Aman (Pyramid 10 at Nuri), December 1916.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, About 515 B.C.

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan


Legacy dimension: Length: .209

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Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


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