9 December 2004
THE PROPERTY OF AN AMERICAN GENTLEMAN
AN EGYPTIAN FAIENCE AMULET OF WINGED ISIS WITH HORUS THE FALCON
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
Blue in color, on an integral plinth against back pillar, the goddess wearing a tightly-fitted sheath and a striated tripartite wig, her wings extended forward at her sides, protecting the Horus falcon standing before her, perforated transversely
1½ in. (3.7 cm.) high
with Edward Waddell, Maryland, 1990 (List 49, no. 65).
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