Twin amulet

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


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

Dimensions

Other: 1.4 cm (9/16 in.)

Accession Number

23.371

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