Statue of Horus as a Child
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
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.
XXVI Dynasty-XXX Dynasty
3 7/8 x 13/16 x 1 in. (9.8 x 2 x 2.6 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statue of Horus as a Child, 664-332 B.C.E. Faience, 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 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1095E_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 37.1095E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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