Amulet of multiple uraeus cobras

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


Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), Meroe, Pyramid N. XVII B.

Dimensions

Height: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1076

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Uraei in group facing the front, left and right. Ring at top.

Provenance

From Meroe: Pyr. N. XVII B [Excav. date] March, 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