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Amulet of a uraeus cobra

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 90–246


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 288

Dimensions

Overall: 2.1 x 1 x 0.5cm (13/16 x 3/8 x 3/16in.)

Accession Number

23-2-40

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Buff colored Uraeus pendant, with sun disk, hole for suspension at the back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 288. February 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition