Twin amulet

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


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

Dimensions

Other: 1.3 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23.370

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Gold amulet, standing figures of the twins of Harpokrates; suspension ring at 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