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Amulet of Hathor or Isis

This amulet of blue glazed faience portrays a seated figure of Isis, with a child on her lap. Only the lower portion is preserved.

Provenance

From Giza, street south of G 7320. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt. (Accession date: January 14, 2005)

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 2.1 cm (13/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2867

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets