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Copper alloy figure of Isis and Horus


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Title/s

Copper alloy figure of Isis and Horus

Category

figure

Name

statuette

Description

statuette of Isis nursing Horus, seated, with inscription around the base; Isis has inlaid eyes. Dedicated by Hatiufankh, whose name is inscribed on the base.

Dimensions

height 27 cm

Period

Late Period

Date

200 B.C. — 100 B.C.

Provenance

bequeathed: Greg, Robert (Sir) 1954 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Inscriptions/Marks

  1. inscription
    Position: around base
    Translation: May this give life to Hzt-iw-fnh daughter of Paiden born of Irtiranah

Documentation

  1. Brandon, S.G.F.
    Osiris: the royal mortuary god of Egypt [page: 593]
    Source title: History Today (September 1960)
    [comments: ]
  2. (1955) [Unknown: ILN 2 April 1955] (1955)
    Source title: Illustrated London News (2 April
    [comments: p. 607]

Material/s

copper alloy

Accession Number

E.122.1954 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 62174; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-22)

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