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Ram's head and lion's head

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Amulet, once green glaze, now worn off leaving white surface ram's and lion's head

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. North), Pyramid XLI. 1921: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, reign of Adeqetali, A.D. 134–140

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.8 x 1cm (1 1/2 x 3/8in.)

Accession Number

21.12265

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets