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Amulet of a dovetail

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.816

Medium or Technique

Silver (?)

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Silver (?) Sheet metal model of double dovetail. Suspension ring at back.

Provenance

From Meroe. Tomb W 787 [Excav. date] 1923:

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition