Statuette of the Child Horus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
3rd century C.E.
5 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in. (12.9 x 5.2 x 3.8 cm) (show scale)
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
Fragmentary terra cotta statuette of the child Horus, nude and standing. Elaborate headdress, possibly intended as a diadem. Side-lock of youth on right side of head. Right hand held to mouth. Left hand supports cornucopia. Cast hollow in two part mould.
Condition: Entire surface worn, figure missing from knees down. Detail missing from top of head; casting hole in center of back.
This item is not on view
Statuette of the Child Horus, 3rd century C.E. Terracotta, 5 1/16 x 2 1/16 x 1 1/2 in. (12.9 x 5.2 x 3.8 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, 16.291. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.291_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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