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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS Ex. Gustave Jequier

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AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS Ex. Gustave Jequier
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE ISIS AND HORUS

LATE PERIOD 664-30 B.C.

Seated Isis and Horus, the goddess clad in a tightly-fitted sheath, a striated tripartite wig and vulture headdress crowned with a cobra-modius supporting cow horns framing a solar disk, offering her left breast to her divine son Horus seated on her lap, his head cradled by her left hand, wearing a cap-crown fronted by a uraeus and the side lock of youth, tenons below the integral plinth for insertion. Measures 7 inches with stand.

Picture attached of item when it was part of the Bill Jamieson collection .

Provenance: Gustave Jequier (1868-1946)

Ex. Billy Jamieson (1954-2011)

Authenticated by Gayle Gibson, "Egyptologist", Royal Ontario Museum.

Literature: Jacques F. Aubert – Liliane Aubert, Bronzes et or égyptiens (Paris, 2001). George Steindorff, Catalogue of the Egyptian Sculpture in the Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore MD, 1946).E. Schiaparelli, Museo Archeologico di Firenze-Antichità Egizie, Roma, 1887. Müller H. W., "Isis mit dem Horuskind : ein Beitrag zur Ikonographie der stillenden Gottesmutter in hellenistischen und römischen Ägypten", in Münchner Jahrbuch der bildenden Kunst, n 14, 1963. Roeder Günther, Ägyptische Bronzefiguren, Berlin, Graphische Werkstätten, 1956.



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