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Amulet of Hathor or Isis

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Head of goddess, crowned with sun disc and horns. Gray body, traces of green glaze

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal, B 800. 1919: 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,

Findspot

Gebel Barkal, Nubia (Sudan)

Dimensions

Overall: 3.5 x 1.9 x 1.9cm (1 3/8 x 3/4 x 3/4in.)

Accession Number

19.3014

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets