Faience statue

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
664–332 B.C.


Object Place: Egypt, From San-el-Hagar

Dimensions

Overall: 11 x 5.4 x 1.9 cm (4 5/16 x 2 1/8 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

85.532

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Isis and Horus “sculpture - elaborately worked specimen of Egyptian porcelain clay modeling. Features, sharp and perfect characterstics of Egyptian race. Colors green and red. Leaf pattern on side of throne.” In two pieces.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: March 1, 1885)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription