Gold hippo amulet

Nubian
Meroitic Period
270 B.C.–A.D. 320


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. tomb 652

Dimensions

Length: 0.015; height: 0.009

Accession Number

23.358

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold hippo amulet with suspension ring at back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 652. 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