Amulet of a standing goddess
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
Object Place: Egypt
Overall: 8.6 cm (3 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This miniature sculpture in greenish-blue faience represents the goddess Isis standing with her arms at her sides and her left foot forward. She wears a heavy wig with a cobra diadem and a circlet of cobra heads as a crown.
From Egypt. By 1974: with Jean-Loup Despras (acquired from an estate in Paris); purchased by the MFA from Jean-Loup Despras, April 10, 1974.
Mary E. Moore Gift