Napatan Period, reign of Aspelta
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, Nuri, Pyramid 42 Room B
Overall: 3.2 cm (1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Electrum serpent amulet; ring at back of head. Sheet metal - incised details on head.
From Nuri, pyramid 42 (tomb of Queen Asata). 1918: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan (accessioned 1920).
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition