Isis Holding Horus
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26 to Dynasty 27
Late Period, Saite Period (possibly)
5 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3 in. (14 x 3.5 x 7.6 cm) (show scale)
Single column of inscription on back pillar continues down back of seat.
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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
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Isis Holding Horus, 664–404 B.C.E. Stone, 5 1/2 x 1 3/8 x 3 in. (14 x 3.5 x 7.6 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, 16.430. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.430_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg)
3/4 right, 16.430_threequarter_right_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2006
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Dark green stone statuette of Isis, seated nursing the child Horus. Vulture headdress, right hand holds left breast. Plinth bears column of incised hieroglyphs. Dedicated by p3-nhsy (?) son of nit-ikr.
Condition: Top of headdress and plinth missing. Headdress may have been made separately judging by socket on top of head. Face of Horus damaged.
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