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Tyet (Isis Knot) Amulet

A work made of faience.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of faience.

Date:

Late Period, Dynasty 26 (664–525 BCE)

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.

Status

On View, Gallery 50

Department

Arts of Africa

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Tyet (Isis Knot) Amulet

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

Date

664 BCE–525 BCE

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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