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.
- Ancient Egyptian
- Tyet (Isis Knot) Amulet
- Egypt (Object made in)
- 664 BCE–525 BCE
- 4 × 2 × 0.5 cm (1 5/8 × 3/4 × 3/16 in.)
- Gift of Charles L. Hutchinson, Henry H. Getty, and Norman W. Harris