Amulet of Isis and Horus
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, El-Kurru, Ku 53
Other: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Green glazed faience. Seated female figure crowned with horns and disc with child on knee. Head of child and tip of one horn missing. Hole at back of head.
From el-Kurru, Ku. 53 (tomb of Queen Tabiry). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition