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Accession_Number E.63.8
adlib_title Egyptian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
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Munsell_color
Decoration A miniature blue figure of the gods Isis and Horus, Horus as her child is sat on her lap. The detail is not clear and there is a hole in the crown of Isis presumably so the necklace could be strung for wearing.
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Condition Intact, much of the blue glaze survives although what detail may have existed is now rubbed off and only basic detail now survives. There is a small amount of brown deposit on the flat underside.
Technique/Style
Provenance Medum
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
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Image
2002.98.0931.jpg
2002.98.0931.jpg
Front view of a miniature blue figure of the gods Isis and Horus.
2002.98.0935.jpg
2002.98.0935.jpg
Side view of a miniature blue figure of the gods Isis and Horus.
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2011.03.0030.jpg

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Height 2.7
Diameters 0.8
Handle_height
Other_dims. Depth: 0.9
Location Household
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 20.09.02; 06.01.2006
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