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Amulet in the Shape of a Female Figure, possibly the Goddess Isis (?)

A work made of steatite.
CC0 Public Domain Designation

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  • A work made of steatite.

Date:

Roman Period (?) (30 BCE–395 CE)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Arts of Africa

Culture

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Amulet in the Shape of a Female Figure, possibly the Goddess Isis (?)

Place

Egypt (Object made in)

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30 BCE–395 CE

Medium

Steatite

Dimensions

2.7 × 1.3 × 0.6 cm (1 1/16 × 1/2 × 1/4 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty and Charles L. Hutchinson

Reference Number

1894.755

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