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Cippus of Horus
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Cippus of Horus


Description Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This cippus is carved in low relief. It depicts, on a panel, Horus the child holding a gazelle, a lion, snakes, and a scorpion. There are inscriptions on the sides and back. There is a head of Bes at the top with a hole for suspension through the head.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscriptions] On sides and back
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Creator
Period
664-342 BC (Late Period; Saite (?))
Medium
brown stone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.335
Measurements
L: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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