Amulet of Isis and Horus

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Between G 7220 and G 7230

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1070

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, yellowish glaze. Very crude. Seated figure of Isis suckling Horus.

Provenance

From Giza: Between G 7220 and G 7230. November 17, 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition