An Egyptian bronze figure of Isis and Horus
Lot 126*
An Egyptian bronze figure of Isis and Horus
Sold for £8,125 (US$ 13,682) inc. premium
Auction Details
An Egyptian bronze figure of Isis and Horus An Egyptian bronze figure of Isis and Horus A bronze sculpture of Isis and Horus
Lot Details
An Egyptian bronze figure of Isis and Horus
Third Intermediate Period - Late Period, circa 747-343 B.C.
The seated goddess wearing the vulture headdress with finely incised details on the tripartite wig, surmounted by the lunar disc with horns, shown wearing a close fitting dress, suckling the infant Horus seated on her lap, the rectangular base with incised text on two sides: 'May Isis give life to Hor, son of Wepy (Wepwawet)' 6¾in (17cm) high, mounted

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Frank and Joan Ross Collection, formed in California in the 1960s-1970s. Accompanied by a copy of a letter of authentication from Dr Richard I Swift, dated 31 January 1972.
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