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Isis with the Infant Horus

Culture Egyptian
Title Isis with the Infant Horus
Date 664–525 BCE
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Overall: 6 1/2 in. (16.5 cm)
Credit Line Eskenazi Museum of Art, Indiana University
Accession Number 60.87

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This statuette of Isis nursing her son, Horus, illustrates the maternal aspect of Isis. This composition was popular in the Late Dynastic period and continued to be a favorite subject during the Ptolemaic dynasty, a period of Greek rule in Egypt.

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