BRONZE FIGURE OF SEATED ISIS SUCKLING HORUS

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BRONZE FIGURE OF SEATED ISIS SUCKLING HORUS

Fine statue of goddess Isis shown suckling infant Horus; wearing tight-fitting garment, elaborate wig decorated at top with winged vulture, an uraeus at the forehead and a circlet of stylized uraei below the horned solar headdress; on her lap naked child Horus wearing close fitting cap with uraeus, side lock of youth, and wearing necklace with bulla.

Ex priv. coll. R.J., 2006; before, priv. coll. H.B., Netherlands.
H. 16.5 cm. Green patina intact.
Late Period, after 600 BC

Cf. G. Roeder, Aegyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin 1956, p. 258, §313,Taf. 35d-e;

 32.500

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