Amulet of Tyet (Isis Knot)

A work made of faience.
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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26 (664–525 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Known in Egyptian as tyet, this type of amulet is thought to represent a folded piece of cloth associated with Isis. It was frequently placed at the neck of the mummy.

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Ancient and Byzantine Art

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet of Tyet (Isis Knot)

Origin

Egypt

Date

664 AD–525 AD

Medium

Faience

Dimensions

4 × 2 × 0.5 cm (1 5/8 × 3/4 × 3/16 in.)

Credit Line

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

Reference Number

1892.86

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