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Accession_Number E.63.15
adlib_title Egyptian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description The god Horus seated, with plaited side lock and finger on his chin. The figure is completely naked. A uraeus adorns the head. The feet of the figure are attached to a solid, square copper base.
Material Bronze; copper
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Below the uraeus there is a small amount of blue under this, below the chin, on the neck and around the groin, where it is quite faded. The eyes still hold a gold pigment.
Inscriptions
Condition Intact and complete. There are slight areas of bronze discolouration.
Technique/Style
Provenance Memphis
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 26 dynasty
Date 664-525
Dating_details
Artist
Attribution
Image
2007.01.0108.jpg
2007.01.0108.jpg
Front view of an Egyptian bronze figurine, showing the god Horus.
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Height 10.8
Diameters 3.3
Handle_height
Other_dims. Base: L. 2.1; W. 2.1. L. lock 2.5
Location Household
Edited_by Leigh; Alexandra; Kinsey; Joana Varela
Date_edited 02.09.2002; 17.08.2004; 09.01.2006; 08.05.2017
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