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Amulet of Isis and Horus

Small amulet of Isis seated with Horus, horned disc and crown.

Provenance

From Meroe, Beg. W. 486. March, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Napatan Period, 712–690 B.C.

Findspot

Meroe (Beg.), Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

1.2 cm (1/2 in.)

Accession Number

23-3-105

Medium or Technique

Lapis

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets