Amulet of Hathor or Isis
Meroitic Period, reign of Shabaka–Senkamanisken
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg. W.), Tomb 787
Length: 2.3 cm (7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
This amulet of faded green glazed faience portrays a full-length, standing figure of a goddess, either Hathor or Isis, wearing a headdress of horns and a solar disk. There is a ring for suspension on the back of the head.
From Meroe (Beg. W), tomb 787. 1923: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition