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Upper Part of Cippus of Horus

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Stone
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 664-332 B.C.E. or later
    PERIOD Late Period (or later)
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/8 x 2 1/8 x 5/16 in. (5.4 x 5.4 x 0.8 cm)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.1535E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Upper fragment of a stone Horus-stela, the front carved in raised relief - a head of Bes above a figure of Horus (surface damaged) between 2 lotus flowers. On the reverse a winged disc surmounting 6 vertical comuns of inscriptions - the signs extremely dubious workmanship.
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