of green/blue glazed faience, depicting Isis, Horus and Nephthys, all three shown standing, the two goddesses wearing their named headdress, flanking Horus as a child shown naked, wearing the sidelock of youth, all three holding hands, an attachment loop above. Later mounted in a 14K gold pendant with lotus styled bail for a chain with chain, a fabulous merge of ancient and antique art. A piece to treasure forever.
for related examples see: Anne K. Capel, Glenn Markoe, Cincinnati Art Museum, Brooklyn Museum "Mistress of the House, Mistress of Heaven: Women in Ancient Egypt", (1996) Hudson Hills Press, #20h and Carol Andrews; Amulets of Ancient Egypt (London, 1994) back cover.
Condition: The amulet is intact and in very good condition overall, with good mineral deposits. A lovely wearable example.
Dimensions: Amulet height: 1 inch (2.5 cm)
Provenance: private Maryland collection, acquired from Alex Malloy in the 1970's.