Egyptian Faience Triad Amulet
An ancient Egyptian faience amulet in the form of a rectangular plaque decorated in high relief with the frontal figures of the Isis and Nephthys flanking Horus as a child, the Osirian Triad. Set in a modern gold pendant.
Late Period, ca. 700 - 30 BC.
The plaque depicts the Osirian triad: Isis (right) and Nephthys (left) flanking and holding the hands of Horus as a child, who is naked and wears the side-lock of youth.
Cf. Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, inv. nos. 29.1429 and 29.2562.
Formerly in the collection of Armen Sarkisian, acquired in Egypt in the 1950s.