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Amulet of a pig

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 0.7 x 1.2 cm (1/4 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.819

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold. Sheet metal, details incised. 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