Isis with the child Horus

Unidentified Egyptian maker, Egypt

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Late Third Intermediate Period (800-650 BCE)

Faience

Overall: 5 7/8 in. (15 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Christine Lilyquist in honor of Donald Hansen and Natacha Rambova

2011.54

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Egypt

Period

1000 BCE-1 CE

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Ancient Egypt

Africa

Not on view

Inscription

Inscribed on back, in hieroglyph, incised: sma-tawy (“unification of Egypt”)

Course History

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

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

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

ANTH 57, Origins of Inequality, Alan Covey, Winter 2013

Exhibition History

Objects and Power: Manifestations of Inequality, a student curated exhibition, Professor Alan Covey, ANTH 57, Winter 2013, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 10-August 25, 2013.

Egyptian Antiquities at Dartmouth, Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, February 12, 2011-August 13, 2012.

Provenance

Natacha Rambova (1897-1966); given to Donald P. Hansen (1932-2007); given to Christine Lilyquist, New York, New York; given to present collection, 2011.

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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