<em>Statuette of the Child Horus</em>, 3rd century C.E. Terracotta, 5 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in. (12.9 x 5.2 x 3.8 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, 16.291. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.291_NegA_print_bw.jpg)

Statuette of the Child Horus

Medium: Terracotta

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century C.E.

Dimensions: 5 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in. (12.9 x 5.2 x 3.8 cm)


Accession Number: 16.291

Image: CUR.16.291_NegA_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Fragmentary terra cotta statuette of the child Horus, nude and standing. Elaborate headdress, possibly intended as a diadem. Side-lock of youth on right side of head. Right hand held to mouth. Left hand supports cornucopia. Cast hollow in two part mould. Condition: Entire surface worn, figure missing from knees down. Detail missing from top of head; casting hole in center of back.

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