Amulet of Isis and Horus

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

29.1672

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Faded green glaze. Discolored black in parts. Figure of seated Isis with sundisc and horns suckling Horus.

Provenance

From Giza. May 1928: 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