Amulet fragment of seated Isis (?)

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7300 debris

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.8 x 0.9 cm (11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1652

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

One fragment of a throne and hips of a seated figure, probably and amulet of Isis. There are traces which suggest a child on the lap. It is inscribed on the back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7300, debris. February 1927: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition