Amulet of Hathor or Isis

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 6.9 x 1.7 cm (2 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.613

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This amulet of pale glazed faience portrays a full-length, standing figure of a goddess, either Hathor or Isis, wearing a headdress of horns and a solar disk. There is a ring for suspension on the back of the head.

Provenance

1912: gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard.

(Accession date: August 18, 1912)

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes