Amulet of Horus the child squatting

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7400 S, mastaba G 7420

Dimensions

Height: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)

Accession Number

25.1779

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This is an image of Horus the child squatting, the head is missing. The left foot is chipped, and the loop for suspension at the back of the neck is broken.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza. St. 7400 S, mastaba G 7420. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: January 19, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition