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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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Faience, yellowish glaze. Very crude. Seated figure of Isis suckling Horus.

Provenance

From Giza: Between G 7220 and G 7230. November 17, 1924: Excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

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

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 3.8 cm (1 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

27.1070

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets