Amulet of the hieroglyph for "gold" (neb)

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–698 B.C.


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.1015

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold sheet cut out.

Provenance

From El-Kurru, Ku. 71 [Excav. date] March, 1919. 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