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Amulet of Hathor or Isis

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This amulet of pale glazed faience portrays a full-length, standing figure of a goddess, either Hathor or Isis, wearing a headdress of horns and a solar disk. There is a ring for suspension on the back of the head.

Provenance

1912: gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard. (Accession date: August 18, 1912)

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 6.9 x 1.7 cm (2 11/16 x 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.613

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets