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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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Blue glazed faience female figure seated and suckling child. Crowned with horns and disc. Suspension ring through top of head.

Provenance

From El-Kurru. 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, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia(Sudan)

Dimensions

Height: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.579

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets