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Amulet of a dovetail

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.2 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.824

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. 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