Lotus flower amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Aramatelka
568–555 B.C.


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 2 cm (13/16 x 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.366

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lotus flower. Gold; details stamped; small ring in back at top.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid 28 (tomb of Henuttakhebit). 1917: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition