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Amulet

Seated figure of Isis holding the infant Horus.

Provenance

From Meroe Beg S127. 1921: Excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Shabaka, 712–690 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe, Nubia

Dimensions

Overall: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

21.12075

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets