Amulet of Isis and Horus
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos, Tomb D 77
Height x width x depth: 4.4 x 1.2 x 2.0 cm (1 3/4 x 1/2 x 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Amulet of blue glazed faience in the form of the goddess Isis-Hathor, seated and wearing a tripartite wig and headdress of cow horns and sun disc. She suckles the child Horus who sits on her lap. Inscribed text on back.
From Abydos, tomb D 77. 1901: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: October 1, 1901)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription