Egyptian Faience Amulet of Isis and Horus
The pale greenish blue glazed faience amulet depicts Isis enthroned, nursing Harpokrates (the child Horus). Intact.
Late Period, Dynasties XXVI-XXX, (ca. 664-332BC).
Height: 5.8 cm. (2 5/16 in.)
Ex: private European collection, acquired by Antiquarium on the European market, August 1997. ex: private American collection of Ms. S.F., November 1998 - May 2007. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, reacquired from Ms. S.F., May 2007.
Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997) p.28
Comparanda:Friedman, Florence (ed.); Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian Faience (New York, 1998) no.155.bSchoske, Sylvia & Deitrich Wildung; Gott und Gotter im Alten Agypten (Mainz am Rhein, 1992) no.68