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Amulet of Ba-bird (?)

Nubian
Napatan Period


Object Place: Sudan

Dimensions

Overall: 1.1 x 1.3 cm (7/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

20.670

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold; wings outspread; incised details on one side only; ring in back around which is an incised line; crude work.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid LIX. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition, February 1918; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition