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Item:274089315688Egyptian Bronze Isis Nursing Horus An ancient Egyptian bronze statuette of the goddess Isis nursing the infant Harpokrates. Isis wears a full length close fitting gown, a vulture headdress with a frontal uraeus surmounted by a solar disk with cow horns.Late Period, ca. 664-332 BC. Height: 5 1/2 in. (14 cm). Intact, rich green patina.Isis was the wife of Osiris, protector and patron of women, and model of conjugal love. She is often depicted suckling the infant Harpokrates. Later regarded as a healer, she became associated with Demeter, Aphrodite, and Hathor.cf.: G. Scott, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, (Yale, 1986) p. 150, no. 84b.Formerly in a New York and European private collection.#3493GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBEDHIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORKMember: Appraisers Association of America (AAA) Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA)See our 'about me' page for our credentials and expertise. All antiquities we handle are authentic and legally acquired. Every piece is accompanied by a complete description with photo and signed guarantee of authenticity.See our web site for more examples of fine ancient art.Provenance:Ownership History Available, Material:Bronze
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