Amulet of Hathor or Isis

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. S of G 7320

Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2867

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

This amulet of blue glazed faience portrays a seated figure of Isis, with a child on her lap. Only the lower portion is preserved.

Provenance

From Giza, street south of G 7320. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

(Accession date: January 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition