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Amulet fragment of seated Isis (?)

One fragment of a throne and hips of a seated figure, probably and amulet of Isis. There are traces which suggest a child on the lap. It is inscribed on the back.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7300, debris. February 1927: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.7 x 2.8 x 0.9 cm (11/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

27.1652

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets