Amulet of Isis and Horus

Nubian
Meroitic Period
A.D. 20–90


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe, Beg. W. 27

Dimensions

3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-449

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Seated figure of Isis on throne holding Horus. Broken just below shoulders and part of left arm missing.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W27. 1922: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition