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Isis Nursing Horus

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
MEDIUM Bronze
GEOGRAPHICAL LOCATIONS
DATES 332 B.C.E.-30 C.E.
PERIOD Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
DIMENSIONS 8 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. (22.2 x 7 x 5.4 cm) mount (display dimensions): 9 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. (24.4 x 6 x 7.9 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.49
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Bronze statuette of Isis holding the child Horus. Disk and horn headdress. Right hand at breast. Feet rest on small inscribed base. The inscription commences "May Isis give life" but the remainder is at present undecipherable.
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