Amulet of Isis and Horus
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period, Dynasty 21–30
Place of Origin: Egypt
Height: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of dark blue-green glazed faience depicts the goddess Isis seated, suckling the child Horus. There is a suspension ring on back of headdress.
By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession date: June 28, 1872)
Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way