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Amulet of a uraeus cobra

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 x 1.2 cm (5/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.661

Medium or Technique

Quartz

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Quartz; hole through top.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. Feb. 1918: 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