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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Nubian
Napatan Period
712–690 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), W 486

Dimensions

1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-106

Medium or Technique

Lapis

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Small amulet of Isis seated with Horus, horned disc and crown.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486. March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition