A beautiful Old Babylonian terracotta seated woman, c. 1900 - 1750 BC, the goddess sits on her throne suckling an infant in the manner of the goddess Isis who suckles the young god Horus, who she cradles with her left arm. She wears long robes and is richly adorned with a diadem, earrings, necklaces and armlets. H: 4 3/8 in (8.6 cm). Earthen deposits. Ex New Jersey estate.
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