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Amulet of the head of Hathor

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–270 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid LIX

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

20.666

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 LIX. 1918: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan; 1920: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition