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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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Blue glaze.

Provenance

From Abydos, tomb D 11. 1900: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie and Arthur Cruttenden Mace for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: November 1, 1900)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1550–1295 B.C.

Object Place

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 0.8 cm (5/16 in.)

Accession Number

00.703

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets