Statuette of Isis nursing Horus

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A, Pit

Dimensions

Height: 8.3 cm (3 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.985

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze statue of Isis suckling Horus. She is seated with Horus on her lap. The tip of the left arm and feet are missing. One of the horns on the headdress is broken off. The surface is corroded.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza: G 7632 A pit [Excav. date] Feb. 16, 1925

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition