Lot 15
  • 15

A Large Egyptian Bronze Figure of Isis with Horus, 25th/26th Dynasty, 750-525 B.C.

Estimate
30,000 - 50,000 USD
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Description

  • A Large Egyptian Bronze Figure of Isis with Horus
  • Bronze
  • Height from modern base 17 in. 43.2 cm.
the goddess seated with her feet resting on a square foot-stool and holding her son Horus in her lap, and wearing a long close-fitting dress, bracelets and armlets, broad beaded collar, striated tripartite wig with uraeus, and diadem of uraei surmounted by horns and sun-disk, the wig engraved on the back and sides with the vulture goddess Nekhbet holding shen-signs, her son wearing anklets, bracelets and armlets, broad beaded collar with heart amulet below, braided side-lock, and close-fitting cap.

Provenance

private collection, Cairo, 1920s or earlier
given to the present owners in 1961
American private collection, 1961-2015
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