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Horus Stele (Cippus)
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Horus Stele (Cippus)

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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664-342 BCE (Late Period; Saite (?))
brown stone
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L: 3 1/8 in. (8 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View


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