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Amulet of Isis

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Kneeling Isis, facing left, mourning with hand to head.

Provenance

From Egypt. Dendara.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

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

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 4.2 x 2.1 x 0.7 cm (1 5/8 x 13/16 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.45960

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets