Amulet of Isis and Horus

Nubian
Napatan Period
690–664 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 609

Dimensions

Height:5.0 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-50

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue amulet of Isis suckling Horus, black details.

Provenance

From Beg. West 609. 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