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Amulet of a dovetail

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 0.9 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.831

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold. Model of double dovetail piece; 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