Head of Isis ?

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)–Roman Imp


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 675.

Dimensions

Overall: 12.5 cm (4 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

03.1662

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Hair long and curling on shoulders;head crowned with horns, feathers and moon disc. Much corroded.

Provenance

Said to be from Dendara. 1903: purchased for the MFA in Qena, Egypt from Ghirgas by Albert M. Lythgoe for £1. Acquired with funds from the Emily Esther Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1903)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund