Description Horus the Child was the son of Osiris and Isis; he was the embodiment of divine kingship. After the death of his father, Horus had to fight to protect the throne. With the divine support of his mother, Isis, he was victorious. Horus is depicted here as a child: nude, with a side lock, and a finger to his mouth, wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. The statuette was donated by "Hor-dj-es, son of Udja-hor."
Examined to determine stability.
Cleaned to remove residues from prior treatment(s)
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Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore [date of acquisition unknown], by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, by 1931
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