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Isis

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She is clad in a fringed mantle, fastened with an "Isiac" knot; on the head there is the solar disc with uraeus, between horns and feathers. Only the handle of a sistrum held in the right hand remains. The left hand held a vessel. The headdress (uraeus) has been bent forward. Green and brown...

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Provenance

By date unknown: with Edward Perry Warren; 1904: gift of Edward Perry Warren to MFA

Credit Line

Gift of Edward Perry Warren

Roman, Imperial Period, 1st–2nd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 114; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1713

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture