Sow amulet

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


Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Meroe, Beg W. tomb 643

Dimensions

Other: 1 x 1 cm (3/8 x 3/8 in.) Beg. 643

Accession Number

23.381

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Sow amulet with suspension ring on back.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 643. [Excav. date] 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