Amulet of Isis and Horus

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis, Scarab Factor's House

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.803

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Deep blue; Isis seated on throne nursing the child Horus. She wears a high spreading headdress.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription