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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W27, February, 1922: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition. Assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

22-2-449

Medium or Technique

Blue frit

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets