Egyptian Terracotta Isis, Ptolemaic, 2nd/1st Cent. BC
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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Sculpture: Pre AD 1000: Item # 1216351
Ostracon Ancient Art
Bernhard I. Müller, PhD
Gallery by appointment
Isis is showing a round face, half open eyes with heavy lids, a heavy nose and sensitive lips. The hair is parted and combed in short sideward strands.
The goddess, patroness of women and motherhood, is wearing an enormous stippled wreath which is surmounted by large flowers.
Egyptian, Ptolemaic Period, 2nd/1st Century BC
H. 8.6 cm (3.4 in)
H. with stand 16.8 cm (6.6 in)
Fine modeling. Tip of the nose chipped, chin slightly abraded, rear missing.
Swiss auction house (data to the buyer)
The authenticity of the object is unconditionally guaranteed