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Gold. Beneath is a gold tube running lengthwise. On flat base is incised a uraeus crowned with disc and holding "Ankh" in either hand.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Meroe [Excav. date] Feb. 1922

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: Length: 0.018 W. 0.011 H. 0.007

Accession Number

24.502

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Scarabs and Scaraboids