Amulet n the form of a buckle

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1.4cm (7/8 x 9/16in.)

Accession Number

20.369

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Buckle. Gold; details stamped; small ring in back at top.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 28 (tomb of Henuttakhebit). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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