<em>Isis</em>, 1st century C.E. Basalt, 38 1/2 × 15 × 13 in., 231 lb. (97.8 × 38.1 × 33 cm, 104.78kg). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 74.220. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , 74.220_threequarter_PS9.jpg)


Medium: Basalt

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:1st century C.E.

Dimensions: 38 1/2 × 15 × 13 in., 231 lb. (97.8 × 38.1 × 33 cm, 104.78kg) mount (dimensions as installed): 40 × 15 × 13 in., 230 lb. (101.6 × 38.1 × 33 cm)


Museum Location: Egyptian Orientation Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 74.220

Image: 74.220_threequarter_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
One striding statue of a queen, she wears a close fitting draped garment, covering the shoulders, and knotted between the breasts. Her right arm falls naturally along her body and the hand is closed with emblematic stave. In her left arm she holds a cornucopia. Her wig consists of several ringlets falling over her shoulders. The uninscribed back pillar reaches the bottom of the wig. Black basalt. Condition: Entire surface pitted. Some areas especially the back pillar may not have been polished. The left shoulder, top of cornucopia, bottom of cornucopia, and the tip of the thumb and the first finger of the left hand are gone. The ringlet at the right from shoulder is mostly gone as the right thumb and part of the emblematic stave. The head is gone above the chin and the feet are gone above the ankle.

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