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Figurine of Isis suckling Horus

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Mold made terracotta figurine of Isis suckling Horus. Isis is seated on a throne, the back of which is incised with four squares. The goddess wears a tall crown of indistinct identity. She has long hair falling over her shoulders. Her proper right foot is slightly forward. It is hollow,...

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Provenance

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt; 1962: accepted by the MFA; 1969: received by the MFA.

Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Godfrey Peckitt

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp, 332 B.C.–A.D. 364

Dimensions

Height x width: 10.2 x 5.9 cm (4 x 2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

RES.62.31

Medium or Technique

Mold-made terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture