Amulet of Isis and Horus fragment

Egyptian
Late or Greco-Roman Period, Dynasty 25 (Ptolemai
760–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St.G7000, debris S of Isis temple enclosing wall

Dimensions

Overall: 2.2 x 1.7 x 1.1 cm (7/8 x 11/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-696

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Lower portion of an amulet with the seated figures of Isis and Horus on a plain throne. The upper body of the figure of Isis and the child are completely missing except for the fragment of the arm.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, Street G 7000, debris S of Isis temple enclosing wall. 1926: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition