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Statuette of Isis Holding Horus

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Stone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664–525 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY XXVI Dynasty (possibly) or later
    PERIOD Saite Period (possibly)
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3 in. (14 x 3.5 x 7.6 cm)  (show scale)
    INSCRIPTIONS Single column of inscription on back pillar continues down back of seat.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.430
    CREDIT LINE 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
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION 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
    IMAGE 3/4 front right, 16.430_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Dark green stone statuette of Isis nursing Horus. She is seated and wears a vulture headdress. Her right hand holds her right breast to the baby. Dedicated by Pa-nhsy (?), son of Nit-ikr.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Best (83%)
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