Chased gold pectoral representing the winged goddess Isis, shown kneeling with wings outstretched. In her right hand, she holds an ankh, the symbol for "life"; in her left hand she holds what may be the hieroglyph for a sail, the symbol for the breath of life. On her head is a throne, the hierogyph for her name.
Winged Isis pectoral
- Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Amani-natake-lebte, 538–519 B.C.
- Nuri, Sudan (Nubia)
- Height x length: 6.9 x 17 cm (2 11/16 x 6 11/16 in.)
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