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Statuette of Isis suckling Horus

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Statuette of Isis suckling Horus. Made of a light drab-colored stone. Perfect. There is no color or hieroglyphics. The statuette is seated on a base.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

Height x width x length: 11.4 x 3.5 x 7.3 cm (4 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 2 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

72.714

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture