11 December 2003
THE PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF
MR. & MRS. LEO S. BING
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE GROUP OF ISIS AND HORUS
Third Intermediate Period, XXI-XXV, 1070-712 B.C.
The seated goddess clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, wearing a tripartite wig fronted by a vulture head, and a cobra-circlet modius supporting a solar disk framed by cow horns, offering her left breast and cradling the head of her nude divine son Horus, who wears a uraeus and the side lock of youth
8¼ in. (20 cm.) high
Collected by the owner in the 1920s-1940s.
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