Statuette of Isis
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
3 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 7/8 in. (9.6 × 4.5 × 2.3 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Statuette of Isis, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 3 3/4 × 1 3/4 × 7/8 in. (9.6 × 4.5 × 2.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.567E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.567E_NegC_SL4.jpg)
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Solid cast bronze figure of Isis. The goddess is shown standing, wearing a lappet wig with uraeus and crowned with cow’s horns and solar disk. She holds her winged arms forwards and outwards to protect some now missing figure with which she once formed a group.
Condition: Surface covered by a brown/black patina. Ends of both wings missing: also missing are the tips of the cow’s horns. Feet brown off at ankles. Surface roughly worked.
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