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Amulet of Isis

Small crude Isis and Horus amulet; base chipped; bored through; pilaster at back; blue glze; soft white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7150. January 1926: 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: 1.5 x 0.5 cm (9/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-527

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets