Horus in Roman armor
Imperial Period, Antonine
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 067.
Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Wearing the crowns of upper and lower Egypt, Horus stands with left arm raised, finger pointing towards heaven, and patera in extended right hand. He wears a cloak around the shoulders and down the back and Greek cingulum, and a tunic beneath.
Green touches on blackish-brown.
By 1974: with Michael E. Abemayor, 667 Madison Avenue, New York 10021 (said to have been brought from Cairo); purchased by MFA from Michael E. Abemayor, June 12, 1974
Arthur Mason Knapp Fund