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Amulet of Amen-Re as a ram

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka–Shebitka
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 486

Dimensions

Length: 1.65 cm (5/8 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-104

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet of ram’s head with Amon standing.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486. March, 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