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Nugget amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–623 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 695

Dimensions

1.4 x 1.0 x 0.2 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-409

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Flat nugget, gold, bored on one side. Two borings were begun in center and abandoned.

Provenance

From Beg. West 695, 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