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Figure of Isis-Serget as Scorpion
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Figure of Isis-Serget as Scorpion


Description Conservation Provenance Inscription Credit
Description The top of a scepter in the form of a papyrus column, surmounted by a pedestal supporting the figure of a scorpion with the bust of a woman, representing the goddess Isis-Serget. Originally she wore a crown of cow horns and sun-disk. The inscription on the shaft is badly damaged. The phrase: "Isis may give life" has been preserved.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/17/1959Treatmentcleaned
12/01/1975Treatmentcleaned; stabilized; other
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, [date of acquisition unknown] by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Translation] Isis may give life
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
ca. 663-346 BCE (Late Period)
Medium
bronze
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.546
Measurements
5 x 3 3/8 in. (12.7 x 8.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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