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    Sale 12239

    Antiquities

    6 July 2016, London, King Street

  • Lot 115

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS

    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-332 B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS
    LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 664-332 B.C.
    The goddess seated with the child Horus on her lap, wearing a striated tripartite wig with vulture headdress, crowned with a diadem of uraei, and a close-fitting long dress, and adorned with armlets, anklets and broad collar, offering her left breast to Horus, her left hand supporting his head, Horus wearing a double-crown and plaited sidelock of youth, details finely incised, traces of gilding

    6 in. (15.2 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Tapeley Park, Devon, UK, acquired early 20th Century; and thence by descent.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 April 2007, lot 99.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note, the date of this lot should read 'THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 22ND DYNASTY, CIRCA 945-735 B.C.'