Statuette of Isis nursing Horus

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 20.5 x 5.1 x 5 cm (8 1/16 x 2 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

1974.575

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Figurine of the goddess Isis seated and nursing her infant son, the god Horus. She wears her characteristic headdress of horns and sun disk.

Provenance

By 1930: Horace L. Mayer Collection; May 7, 1930: lent by Horace L. Mayer; December 1974: gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer