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Amulet of Isis

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Amulet of Isis standing with her left leg forward and the hieroglyph for her name on her head.

Provenance

From Giza, G 7652A, Room IV. April 29, 1929: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1929: assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, 664–525 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.1 cm (1 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

29.1222

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets