Isis with Horus
- Ptolemaic Period
- 332–30 B.C.
- From Egypt
- Statue: marble; Base: limestone
- H. 19.9 × W. 5.1 × D. 10.4 cm (7 13/16 × 2 × 4 1/8 in.)
- Credit Line:
- Purchase, Lila Acheson Wallace Gift, 1979
- Accession Number:
- 1979.180a, b
Isis with her son Horus seated on her lap is sculpted here in a marble with a distinctive bluish cast. It is notable that dense whitish stones are popular choices for statuettes of the goddess and her son. The statuette fits into a separate ancient base of limestone.