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String of amulets of Harpokrates

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String of rectangular gold beads depicting the god Haropkrates. Two flat rectangles, each with human figure on one side.

Provenance

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

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period, 270 B.C.–A.D. 320

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia, Sudan

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: each element 0.010 x 0.006

Accession Number

24.532

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets