Amulet of Isis and Horus

Nubian
Meroitic Period


Object Place: Sudan, Nubia

Dimensions

Other: 4.6 cm (1 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.780

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faded faience. Seated female figure suckling child. No crown. Suspension ring on top of head. Workman A.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 643 [Excav. date] 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition