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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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Isis suckling Horus, gray-green.

Provenance

From Giza. From Giza, Avenue G 1, debris from boat pit N of subsidiary pyramid G I-b (G I-a boat pit). 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2569

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets