Amulets of Isis and Horus

Nubian
Meroitic Period
743–644 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. West), West 630

Dimensions

Overall: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.);Overall: 4.7 cm (1 7/8 in.);Overall: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

23-M-236a,b,c

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Three amulets, blue faience, all of Isis suckling Horus with details in black.

Provenance

From Beg. West 630, March, 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