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Isis Nursing the Child Horus
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Isis Nursing the Child Horus


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Description This fragment of a statuette has a uraeus on it forehead, and a hole on top of its head, possibly for the insertion of a crown. There is also a stele at its back. Some other elements that are visible include Isis' right hand being held to her left breast, and the Horus child's hand, which is visible on his mother's right arm.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1927, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1927

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Period
4th century BC (Late Period-early Greco-Roman)
Medium
indurated limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.301
Measurements
H: 2 7/16 x W: 1 3/16 x D: 1 3/16 in. (6.13 x 2.97 x 3.02 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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