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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Faience. Blue glaze. Seated group. Feet and upper body of goddess missing. Back of seat inscribed with double column debased hieroglyphs. Feathered pattern on sides of throne.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza G 7524, Room A. May, 1928: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Accession Number

29.1700

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets