Amulet of Isis nursing the infant Horus
Findspot: Sudan, Meroe
Other: 3.3 cm (1 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
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Gold seated figure of Isis suckling the God Horus who is seated on her knees. On the head of the Goddess, the uraeus, sun disc, and horus of Hathor. Behind the sun disc a loop.
From Meroe, Tomb W 760. Beg. W. 760. Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition