Statue of Horus as a Child
Horus grew up to challenge his uncle Seth, who had taken the throne from Osiris. A human child who wore this amulet received the protection that Isis had given to the child Horus. Such amulets continued to be worn after death.
- Medium: Faience, glazed
- Place Made: Egypt
- Dates: 664-332 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: XXVI Dynasty-XXX Dynasty
- Period: Late Period
- Dimensions: 3 7/8 x 13/16 x 1 in. (9.8 x 2 x 2.6 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is not on view
- Accession Number: 37.1095E
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: Statue of Horus as a Child, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, glazed, 3 7/8 x 13/16 x 1 in. (9.8 x 2 x 2.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1095E. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Best (86%)