<em>Cippus of Horus on the Crocodiles</em>, 3rd century B.C.E. Steatite, 9 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 2 3/16 in. (23.2 x 13.5 x 5.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 60.73. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (Gavin Ashworth,er), 60.73_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg)

Cippus of Horus on the Crocodiles

Medium: Steatite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:3rd century B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 1/8 x 5 5/16 x 2 3/16 in. (23.2 x 13.5 x 5.6 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 60.73

Image: 60.73_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Black steatite cippus of Horus on the crocodiles, Conventional type with Horus in high relief standing against round top stela and grasping scorpions, lion and gazelle in his hands. Figure of Horus surmounted by head of Bes; Osiris and Min in high relief on background, other deities in sunk relief. All surfaces including under side of base inscribed in hieroglyphic. Condition: Intact. One chip with loss of text in center of back of stela. Green adhesion (ancient) on back.

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