Amulet of ankh

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg., Tomb W 219

Dimensions

Height x width: 0.9 x 0.5 cm (3/8 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.356

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold ankh.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg., Tomb W 219. 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