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Amulet of Isis or Maat

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Tanwetamani
664–653 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan

Dimensions

Height: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

20.668

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

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

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 59 (tomb of queen Malaqaye). 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