Description Emphasizing her maternal and nurturing aspects, Isis cups her breast with her right hand, offering it to a now-missing figure of her son, Horus.
Examined and cleaned in preparation for exhibition. Loose and lifting wire inlays were set down.
|12/31/1969||Treatment||Examined, cleaned, stabilized|
|6/24/1981||Examination||examined for condition|
- Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2013-2014.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions The inscription on the top and sides of the base contains a prayer to Isis. The name of the donor is missing, but his father Pa-shevi-en-Mehet is mentioned.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924
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