Triad of Isis, Horus and Nephthys
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-525 B.C.E.
Late Period, Saite Period
1 3/4 × 1 5/16 × 1/2 in. (4.4 × 3.3 × 1.3 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Triad of Isis, Horus and Nephthys, ca. 664-525 B.C.E. Faience, 1 3/4 × 1 5/16 × 1/2 in. (4.4 × 3.3 × 1.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1000E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1000E_NegID_37.1000E_GRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
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Pale green glazed faience amulet representing the triad of, from left to right, Isis, Horus as a child and Nephthys. The three stride upon a flat plinth with high back slab. Isis and Nephthys hold Horus’ hands; they wear striated lappet wigs, and their emblems (throne and “ht” sign supporting a “neb” basket) upon their heads. The figures are well modelled with large breasts and pronounced navels.
Condition: Glaze stained light brown over much of surface; glaze pitted around figures; otherwise good.
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