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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Gold, Seated statuette of the Goddess Isis suckling the God Horus who is seated on her knees. On the head of the Goddess the sun's disc between the horns of Hathor.


From Meroe, Tomb W 643. [Exped. date] 1923. Excavated by the Harvard University-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, Meroitic Period,

Object Place for Label


Meroe, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets