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Amulet of Pataikos

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 486

Dimensions

1.5 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-114

Medium or Technique

Lapis

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486. March, 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition