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Gold from Africa and Egypt

Metalwork, Gold, Africa (including Egypt)

Works of Art (17)

Amulet, 6th century, Byzantine, from Egypt (?), Hematite amulet carved intaglio, with gilded silver mount (17.190.491)
Conical boss from a bowl with granulated decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.371)
Finger ring of King Akhenaten and Queen Nefertiti, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, el-Amarna (Akhetaten), inc. el-Hagg Qandil, Town, Petrie 1891–92, Gold (26.7.767)
Fish, Dynasty 12–13 (ca. 1981–1640 B.C.), Egyptian; Lisht North, Tomb L847, Gold, beryl (09.180.1182)
Linguist Staff (Oykeame), 19th–20th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold foil, wood, nails (1986.475a-c)
Miniature situla, New Kingdom, Amarna Period, Dynasty 18, reign of Akhenaten, ca. 1353–1336 B.C., Egyptian; from Middle Egypt, probably el-Amarna, Gold (30.8.372)
Neck from a vessel depicting the goddess Hathor flanked by felines, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Silver, gold (30.8.370)
Pair of gold head ornaments, 18th–19th century, Morocco, Fabricated from sheet and wire, chased, and set with rubies, emeralds, topazes (?), pearls, and glass (65.265.1,2,6,7)
Pectoral Badge (Akrafokonmu), 18th–19th century, Ghana; Akan, Asante, Gold (L.1982.92)
Pectoral of Princess Sit-Hathor-yunet (detail), Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reigns of Senwosret II–Amenemhat III, ca. 1887–1813 B.C., Egyptian; From Lahun, Gold, carnelian, feldspar, garnet, turquoise (16.1.3)
Pectoral with Coins and Pseudo-Medallion, ca. 539–550, Byzantine; Said to have been found in Egypt, Gold with niello (17.190.1664)
Pendant, 11th century; Fatimid, Egypt, Gold, cloisonné enamel (30.95.37)
Ram's-Head Amulet, Late Period, Dynasty 25, ca. 712–657 B.C., Egyptian/Nubian, Gold (1989.281.98)
Situla with floral decoration, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (07.228.22)
Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 B.C., Egyptian, Gold (26.7.1412)
Strainer, late Dynasty XIX–Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1188–712 B.C.), From Bubastis, Gold (30.8.369)
Wedjet eye, Ptolemaic Period (ca. 304–30 B.C.), Egyptian, Gold (23.2.68)