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Horus in Roman armor

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Wearing the crowns of upper and lower Egypt, Horus stands with left arm raised, finger pointing towards heaven, and patera in extended right hand. He wears a cloak around the shoulders and down the back and Greek cingulum, and a tunic beneath. Green touches on blackish-brown.

Provenance

By 1974: with Michael E. Abemayor, 667 Madison Avenue, New York 10021 (said to have been brought from Cairo); purchased by MFA from Michael E. Abemayor, June 12, 1974

Credit Line

Arthur Mason Knapp Fund

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, Antonine, 2nd–3rd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 067.

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

1974.415

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture