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Accession_Number E.23.34
adlib_title Egyptian cast horus figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description Seated figurine of Horus on a solid square base. Horus' two arms run parallel to the thighs and the feet; his plaited side lock over his right shoulder denotes childhood. The base has a short nodule attached to the back of it.
Material Bronze
Fabric Egyptian
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Decoration
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Condition Intact and complete. There is a large amount of green deposit on the front of the figure. Some detail on the extremities, particularly the right hand, has worn away.
Technique/Style Cast
Provenance
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
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Attribution
Image
2008.08.0072.jpg
2008.08.0072.jpg
Frontal close-up view of an Egyptian, bronze, seated figurine of Horus.
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Height 6.9
Diameters 2.2
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Other_dims. Base: L. 1.3; W. 1.4
Location Body Beautiful
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 02.09.2002; 17.08.2004; 11.01.2006; 19.04.2017
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