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Small Statuette of the Child Horus Seated

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES 305-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 3/4 x 9/16 x 1 in. (4.4 x 1.4 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION One small bronze (w/out seat) figure of a nude young god. He wears the skull cap and uraeus with sidelock. Broad collar is present. His feet rest on a flat plinth. Condition: Solid cast. Brownish/copper color patina. Chunk taken out of the chin. Cuprite in some places. Surface somewhat pitted and features obscured.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Small Statuette of the Child Horus Seated, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 1 3/4 x 9/16 x 1 in. (4.4 x 1.4 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.537E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.37.537E_37.539E_37.686E_NegID_37.537E_GRPA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE group, CUR.37.537E_37.539E_37.686E_NegID_37.537E_GRPA_print_bw.jpg., 2009
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