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Egyptian Faience Amulet of Enthroned Isis Nursing Horus

 

The pale greenish blue glazed faience amulet depicts Isis enthroned, nursing Harpokrates (the child Horus). Intact.

 

Late Period, Dynasties XXVI-XXX, (ca. 664-332BC).

 

Height: 5.8 cm.     (2 5/16 in.)

Ex: private European collection, acquired by Antiquarium on the European market, August 1997. ex: private American collection of Ms. S.F., November 1998 - May 2007. Property of Antiquarium, Ltd., New York, reacquired from Ms. S.F., May 2007.

 

 

(#eg4426am)

 

Exhibited: 

BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020) 

 

 

Published: 

Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997) p.28

 

 

 

Comparanda:

Friedman, Florence  (ed.); Gifts of the Nile. Ancient Egyptian Faience (New York, 1998) no.155.b

 

Schoske, Sylvia  & Deitrich Wildung; Gott und Gotter im Alten Agypten (Mainz am Rhein, 1992) no.68