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Amulet of Isis and Horus

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Faience. Faded green glaze. Discolored black in parts. Figure of seated Isis with sundisc and horns suckling Horus.

Provenance

From Giza. May 1928: 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,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

29.1672

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets