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Item:232742302218RARE ANTIQUE STONE OF Ancient Queen Nefertiti & Isis Egyptian Statue 1370-1330BcAbout The Object:Isis is the feminine archetype for creation; she is the goddess of fertility and motherhood. She has gone by many names and played many roles in history and mythology - as goddess and female creator.Her name literally means Queen of the Throne. Her original headdress was an empty throne chair belonging to her murdered husband, Osiris. As the personification of the throne, she was an important source of the Pharaoh's power. The pharaoh was depicted as her child, who sat on the throne she provided. Her cult was popular throughout Egypt, but the most important sanctuaries were at Behbeit El-Hagar in the Nile delta, and, beginning in the reign with Nectanebo I (380-362 BCE), on the island of Philae in Upper Egypt.Nefertiti (ca. 1370 BC - ca. 1330 BC) was the Great Royal Wife (chief consort) of the Egyptian Pharaoh Akhenaten. Their story is best read on his file. Nefertiti and her husband were known for a religious revolution, in which they worshiped one god only, Aten, or the sun disc. Height: 4.92 inch / 12.5 cmBottom Diameter: 3.14 inch / 8 cmOrigin: EgyptCondition: As Shown In Pictures, Material: Stone, Provenance: Luxor
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RARE ANTIQUE STONE OF Ancient Queen Nefertiti & Isis Egyptian Statue 1370-1330Bc