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Amulet

Nubian
Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia, Meroe, S127, Beg. S127

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12075

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Seated figure of Isis holding the infant Horus.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg S127. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition