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Statuette of Isis nursing Horus

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Bronze seated statue of Isis suckling Horus. Isis holds the child, Horus, in her lap. She wears a headdress of horns and a sun disc. One of the horns is broken off. There is a bird on her forehead. Its wings are detailed on her wig. She wears a broad collar and a long skirt. Her feet rest...

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Provenance

Source Unknown

Credit Line

Source unidentified

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–343 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 27 x 6.3 x 6.5 cm (10 5/8 x 2 1/2 x 2 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

1990.312

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture