8 June 2004
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE GROUP OF ISIS AND HORUS
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI, 664-525 B.C.
The goddess depicted seated, clad in a tightly-fitted sheath and broad collar, wearing a striated tripartite wig fronted by a uraeus and crowned with a cobra-modius supporting cow horns framing a solar disk, her feet resting on an integral plinth, offering her left breast to her divine son Horus seated on her lap, his arms with the palms open along the sides of his chubby body, wearing a cap-crown fronted by a uraeus and the side lock of youth
10½ in. (26.6 cm.) high
Lord Leith, Fyvie, Scotland.
with Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 1983.
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