18 October 2005
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF THE MOON GOD KHONSU
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, CIRCA 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The standing mummiform god wearing moon disc and horns, side-lock and uraeus, holding a flail, was-sceptre and crook, mounted
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959); acquired in 1933 from Dr Hartmann, Cairo.
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Khonsu was part of the Theban triad with his parents Amun and Mut, with his own temple at Karnak.
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