Statuette of Isis Holding Horus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
XXVI Dynasty (possibly) or later
Saite Period (possibly)
5 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3 in. (14 x 3.5 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Single column of inscription on back pillar continues down back of seat.
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 Isis Holding Horus, 664–525 B.C.E. Stone, 5 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3 in. (14 x 3.5 x 7.6 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, 16.430. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.430_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg)
threequarter front right, 16.430_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Dark green stone statuette of Isis, seated nursing the child Horus. Vulture headdress, right hand holds left breast. Plinth bears column of incised hieroglyphs. Dedicated by p3-nhsy (?) son of nit-ikr.
Condition: Top of headdress and plinth missing. Headdress may have been made separately judging by socket on top of head. Face of Horus damaged.
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