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Throne from an amulet of Isis

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Green faience throne and base with holes bored for separate, missing Isis figure.

Provenance

1812-1887: Luigi Vassalli Collection; By 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: Given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3.2 x 6.4 x 2.2 cm (1 1/4 x 2 1/2 x 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

57.479

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets