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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Faded faience. Seated female figure suckling child. No crown. Suspension ring on top of head. Workman A.


From Meroe, Tomb W 643 [Excav. 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

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number


Medium or Technique



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets