Amulet of Mut with Khonsu

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Third Intermediate Period–Late Period (about 1070–332 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Isis, often shown nursing her son Horus, symbolized maternity. She also had the power tocure the bites of snakes and stings of scorpions, common hazards in Egypt. Isis-Horus amulets became especially popular in the Ptolemaic period.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of Mut with Khonsu

Origin

Egypt

Date

1070 BC–332 BC

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

6 × 3.5 × 1.75 cm (2 3/8 × 1 3/8 × 6/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson, Henry H. Getty, and Norman W. Harris

Reference Number

1892.52

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