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Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child
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Pendant, Isis with Horus the Child


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The surface of this large silver pendant representing the goddess Isis nursing Horus-the-Child has deteriorated. She wears a wig with the "uraeus" over her forehead and a small crown on top of which are horns with a disk in between. There is a large suspension loop behind the headdress.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned; coated
11/01/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [said to be from pyramids in Egypt]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Creator
Period
7th-4th century BC (Late Period-Greco-Roman)
Medium
silver cast
(Gold, Silver & Jewelry)
Accession Number
57.1424
Measurements
H: 2 15/16 x W: 3/8 x D: 1 5/16 in. (7.42 x 0.97 x 3.36 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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