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Isis

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Isis wears a stylized crown in the form of a uraeus and Hathor symbol and a chiton, over which a tight himation has been wrapped. She holds a sistrum in the raised right hand and a spear-like paddle (?) vertically in the left. Crusty green and brown patina.

Provenance

By date unknown: Richard R. Wagner Collection (acquired in Istanbul); gift of Richard R. Wagner to MFA, September 22, 1965

Credit Line

Gift of Richard R. Wagner

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 200–300

Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 115.

Dimensions

Height: 5.8 cm (2 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.1179

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture