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Statuette of the Child Horus

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Terracotta, pigment
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 7 3/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (18.2 x 6.3 x 3.2 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 16.290
    CREDIT LINE 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
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Statuette of the Child Horus. Terracotta, pigment, 7 3/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (18.2 x 6.3 x 3.2 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, 16.290. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.290_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.16.290_NegA_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Terracotta statuette of the child horus nude and standing. Elaborately waved hair surmounted by minute crown of upper and lower Egypt. Right hand held to mouth, left hand supports cornucopia resting on a short column. Oval base. Back of figure undecorated, cast hollow in two part mould. Condition: Entire surface of figure worn.
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     <em>Statuette of the Child Horus</em>. Terracotta, pigment, 7 3/16 x 2 7/16 x 1 1/4 in. (18.2 x 6.3 x 3.2 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, 16.290. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.290_NegA_print_bw.jpg)