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Cylinder-shaped amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 686(?)

Dimensions

1.45 cm (9/16 in.), dia: 1.1

Accession Number

23-3-865

Medium or Technique

Electrum

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet band of sheet metal, welded into hollow cylinder with caps attached, top and bottom, one narrower than the other, hole in side near bottom

Provenance

From Beg. West 686(?), March, 1923: 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