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Statuette of Isis nursing Horus

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Figurine of the goddess Isis seated and nursing her infant son, the god Horus. She wears her characteristic headdress of horns and sun disk.

Provenance

By 1930: Horace L. Mayer Collection; May 7, 1930: lent by Horace L. Mayer; December 1974: gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.5 x 5.1 x 5 cm (8 1/16 x 2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.575

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture