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Horus Stele (Cippus)
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Horus Stele (Cippus)


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This cippus is incised. In a panel is Horus the child standing on crocodiles and surrounded by gods holding animals. Around the panel are inscriptions. The back and sides are plain. The top and bottom are broken off.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/28/2003Treatmenttechnical study; cleaned
Exhibitions
  • Secret Signs: Egyptian Writing. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Around panel
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters

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Period
664-342 BCE (Late Period; Saite (?))
Medium
white limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.338
Measurements
H: 4 5/8 in. (11.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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