Sunday, February 10, 2013

Museum Pieces - The Goddess Isis

© R.M.N./Les frères Chuzeville

The goddess Isis
Ptolemaic Period, 332-30 BC

Painted and coated wood
H. 60.50 cm; W. 12.30 cm; D. 31.50 cm

Liuke his sister Nephthys, she wears the hieroglyph for her name on her head. The statue was dedicated by a certain Irethorru.

Department of Egyptian Antiquities
N 4130

Photocredit: Louvre Museum


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