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Fragments of silver amulets

Nubian
Meroitic Period, reign of unknown ruler
A.D. 30–175


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), Pyr. 125

Dimensions

ramshead: L 2.04 cm, W 1.2 cm, Tk 0.6 cm

Accession Number

22-2-489a

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragments of one or more hollow silver amulets: 1) ramshead with crown or headdress (disc?), 2) two fragments with diamond (?) pattern, and 3) two tiny fragments.

Provenance

From Meroe (Beg. West) Pyr. 125, 1922: 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