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Amulet of a serpent

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII

Dimensions

Overall: 2 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.367

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Serpent. Gold; details stamped; small ring in back.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXVIII. April 1917: 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