Statue of Isis and Horus



Hilton Price Number
HP4115
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Period
Late Period
Dynasty
Twenty-sixth Dynasty
Material
Faience
Measurements
Height: 5½ inches
Number of Elements
1
Culture
Egyptian
Divine Name
Horus | Isis

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Description

Isis with the infant Horus, wearing the throne on her head, and seated upon a throne ornamented in diaper work, with [hieroglyphs] on each side. She wears the vulture head-dress upon a large flowing wig. The left arm and half of the infant Horus is broken off. H. 5½ in. Pale blue faience. Very fine work, XXVIth dynasty.

Bibliography

Price, Frederick George Hilton (1909) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price, Dir.S.A. Vol. II. London: Bernard Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

Language
Egyptian
Script
Hieroglyphic
Last modified: 20 Jul 2021

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