Statuette of the Child Horus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
2nd-3rd century C.E.
7 3/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (18.2 x 6.3 x 3.2 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Statuette of the Child Horus, 2nd-3rd century C.E. Terracotta, pigment, 7 3/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (18.2 x 6.3 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.290. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.290_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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Terra cotta statuette of the child Horus, nude and standing. Elaborately waved hair surmounted by minute crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Right hand held to mouth, left hand supports cornucopia resting on a short column. Oval base. Back of figure undecorated. Cast hollow in two part mould.
Condition: Entire surface of figure worn.
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