Egyptian 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. 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. Scott, Ancient Egyptian Art at Yale, (Yale, 1986) p. Formerly in a New York and European private collection. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED.HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK. Member: 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.
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