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A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS
A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS

THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 25TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 747-656 B.C.

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A LARGE EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, 25TH DYNASTY, CIRCA 747-656 B.C.
The goddess seated with her feet resting on a low integral plinth, clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, her striated tripartite wig and vulture headdress crowned with a modius of uraei supporting cow horns framing a sun-disc, offering her left breast to her divine son Horus seated on her lap, his head cradled by her left hand, wearing a cap-crown fronted by a uraeus and the side lock of youth, Isis's eyes inlaid with electrum, remains of gilding on her wig, uraei, and sun-disc
17 ¼ in. (44 cm.) high
Provenance
Omar Pacha Sultan collection, Cairo.
Collection de Feu Omar Pacha Sultan Le Caire, Paris, 1929, no. 11, pl. II.
Hans Wolfgang Müller (1907-1991) collection, Germany.
Resandro collection, acquired from the above, 1976.
Exhibited
Munich, Staatliche Sammlung Ägypischer Kunst, Entdeckungen, Ägyptische Kunst in Süddeutschland, 30 August-6 October 1985.
Berlin, Ägyptisches Museum und Papyrussammlung; Berlin, Staatliche Museen zu Berlin; Munich, Staatliche Sammlung Ägyptischer Kunst Munchen; Hamburg, Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe Hamburg, Gott und Götter im Alten Ägypten, 1992-1993.
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Please note that the date for this lot should read: Ptolemaic Period, circa 332-30 B.C.

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PUBLISHED:
Schoske & Wildung, 1985, p. 115, no. 96.
Schoske & Wildung, 1993, p. 123, no. 83.
Grimm-Stadelmann, 2012, p. 101, no. R-374.

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