Amulet of Isis and Horus

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x thickness x width: 1.2 x 1.5 x 1 cm (1/2 x 9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

24.2292

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Upper portion of figurine of Isis suckling Horus (head of Isis is missing). Green glazed.

Provenance

From Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 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