Isis and infant Horus

Unidentified Ancient Egyptian maker

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First Millennium BCE (1000 BCE-1 CE)

Bronze

Overall: 2 5/8 × 11/16 in. (6.6 × 1.8 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Bequest of Emily Howe Hitchcock, Class of 1872HW

12.2.506

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Course History

REL 7, Dark Goddesses and Black Madonnas, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2013

REL 51, Virgin of Guadalupe, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2013

Provenance

Collected by Mary Maynard Hitchcock (1834-1887) and Hiram Hitchcock (1832-1900, Class of 1872H), in Egypt (possibly from a dealer in Alexandria or Cairo), about 1867-68; bequeathed to his second wife, Emily Howe Hitchcock (1852-1912), Hanover, New Hampshire, 1900; bequeathed to present collection, 1912.

Old Number

Red No. 12.502?

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