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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7524, Room A

Dimensions

height x widthx depth: 8.2 x 2.8 x 2.8 cm (3 1/4 x 1 1/8 x 1 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1700

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze. Seated group. Feet and upper body of goddess missing. Back of seat inscribed with double column debased hieroglyphs. Feathered pattern on sides of throne.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza G 7524, Room A. 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