Isis Nursing Horus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
332 B.C.E.-30 C.E.
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period
8 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. (22.2 x 7 x 5.4 cm)
mount (display dimensions): 9 5/8 x 2 3/8 x 3 1/8 in. (24.4 x 6 x 7.9 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Bronze statuette of Isis holding the child Horus. Disk and horn headdress. Right hand at breast. Feet rest on small inscribed base.
The inscription commences "May Isis give life" but the remainder is at present undecipherable.
Isis Nursing Horus, 332 B.C.E.-30 C.E. Bronze, 8 3/4 x 2 3/4 x 2 1/8 in. (22.2 x 7 x 5.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.49. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.49_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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