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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Seated Isis suckling Horus. Glaze much worn, head of Horus missing, hole in the back for suspension.

Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt. 1962: Accepted by the MFA; 1969: Arrived at the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.2 x 4.4 x 1.6 cm (2 13/16 x 1 3/4 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.94

Medium or Technique

Green glazed faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets