Small Statuette of the Child Horus Seated
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
3 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 15/16 in. (9.9 x 4.1 x 7.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Small Statuette of the Child Horus Seated, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 3 7/8 x 1 5/8 x 2 15/16 in. (9.9 x 4.1 x 7.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.559E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.559E_NegA_SL4.jpg)
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Solid cast bronze figure of Horus as a nude child. The god is shown in a seated position with his hands at his sides, palm down, and his feet upon a foot rest. He wears a broad collar with menat, and a tight cap with uraeus and sidelock. The cap is covered with a pattern of dots.
Condition: Dull black patina. Two holes on lower back possibly from casting. Cuprite on left cheek.
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