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Cippus of Horus
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Cippus of Horus

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Description This black steatite cippus is carved in low relief and depicts Horus the child. The piece has two young crocodiles on the base, and the head of Bes at the top. The figure holds two scorpions, a gazelle, and a lion.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquistion unknown] [as Lower Egypt, no. 2]; William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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664-342 BC (Late Period)
black steatite
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H: 4 1/2 in. (11.4 cm)
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
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Not On View


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