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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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Deep blue; Isis seated on throne nursing the child Horus. She wears a high spreading headdress.

Provenance

From Naukratis, Scarab Factory. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over August 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26–30,

Findspot

Naukratis, Egypt

Dimensions

Other: 1.6 cm (5/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.803

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets