An Egyptian Pale Faience Isis Nursing Infant Horus
Egypt, Late Period, ca 664-332 B.C. The mother goddess seated on a throne decorated with rows of tongue-patterns, with headdress repaired, her right hand placed on her breast to suckle the infant Horus seated on her lap. 5"H (12.7cm)
Provenance: Acquired from an English private collection in 1977.
Isis face restored, infants head repaired some green glaze remaining