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The sun on the horizon (akhet) amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Nuri, Pyramid XXVI

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

20.355

Medium or Technique

Jasper

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Chut. Red jasper; hole through projection at back.

Provenance

From Nuri, Pyramid XXVI. March 1918: 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