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Amulet of Isis

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 2 x 1.7 cm (13/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.494

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Isis(?). Gold Leaf. Figure of winged Isis(?) beaten out in a mold.

Provenance

From Meroe [Excav. date] Mar. 1921. 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