Triad of Isis, Horus and Nephthys
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 664-525 B.C.E.
Late Period, Saite Period
1 1/8 × 7/8 × 7/16 in. (2.8 × 2.2 × 1.1 cm)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Light blue glazed faience triad of, from left to right, Isis, Horus as a child, and Nephthys. The three figures stride upon a flat plinth with high back slab. The two goddesses extend out past the slab. Their outer arms are at their sides; with their inner hands they hold the hands of Horus. The two females wear lappet wigs crowned with their emblems. Horus who is nude, wears a tight caplike hairdo and sidelock. There is an eyelet on the rear of the back slab.
Condition: Perfect but for the dark stains on and around Horus.
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