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Head of Isis ?

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Hair long and curling on shoulders;head crowned with horns, feathers and moon disc. Much corroded.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp,

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 675.

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1662

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture