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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan
743–653 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 779

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-500

Medium or Technique

Silver Gilt

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet gilted silver disc and crescent, suspension ring on back.

Provenance

From Beg. West 779,1923: 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