ancient egyptian statues in the walters art museum

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Akhenaten (1351-1334) - Walters 2288

Akhenaten (1351-1334) - Walters 2288

This female head has an elongated skull, and is probably a child of Amenhotep IV/Akhenaten (1351-1334 BCE). The eye is hollow for inlaying. The piece is broken across the neck, and is a forgery executed in the ... More

Egyptian - A Worshipper Kneeling Before the God Anubis - Walters 54400 - Three Quarter View

Egyptian - A Worshipper Kneeling Before the God Anubis - Walters 54400...

A bronze statuette of the anthropomorphic god Anubis facing a kneeling worshiper. He has the head of a jackal and the body of a human male. The piece has been cast in three sections and then joined. The eyes of... More

Egyptian - Amun and Mut Seated - Walters 2265 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Amun and Mut Seated - Walters 2265 - Three Quarter

This carved sculpture depicts Mut with the crowns of upper and lower Egypt with a uraeus, and Amun with a crown with a uraeus with a hole for the insertion of plumes. Each holds the symbol of life. The right ar... More

Egyptian - Amun Seated on Throne - Walters 2270 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Amun Seated on Throne - Walters 2270 - Three Quarter

This carved figurine of Amun is seated in a low-backed chair. There is a stele behing the figure. He wears a cap with a hole at the center. His right hand is on his knee, holding the symbol of life; his left ha... More

Egyptian - Anubis Standing - Walters 22240 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Anubis Standing - Walters 22240 - Three Quarter

Anubis, the god of embalming and protector of the deceased, is depicted with a man's body, a jackal's head, and long wig. The arms and the tip of the nose were made separately. The figure was likely made for a tomb.

Egyptian - Baker Djehuty and Wife Ahhotep - Walters 22164

Egyptian - Baker Djehuty and Wife Ahhotep - Walters 22164

A funerary image for the couple's tomb, this sculpture was meant to function as a dwelling place for their spirits. Relief images of the couple's two sons appear on the sides of the seat.

Egyptian - Bust of a "Libyan" Dignitary - Walters 22398 - Back

Egyptian - Bust of a "Libyan" Dignitary - Walters 22398 - Back

This fragment from a statue that showed its owner kneeling before his god reflects classic elements of Egyptian sculpture. It was created at a time when Egypt was also influenced by Nubian and Libyan culture, t... More

Egyptian - Bust of a "Libyan" Dignitary - Walters 22398 - Three Quarter Right

Egyptian - Bust of a "Libyan" Dignitary - Walters 22398 - Three Quarte...

This fragment from a statue that showed its owner kneeling before his god reflects classic elements of Egyptian sculpture. It was created at a time when Egypt was also influenced by Nubian and Libyan culture, t... More

Egyptian - Bust of a "Libyan" Dignitary - Walters 22398

Egyptian - Bust of a "Libyan" Dignitary - Walters 22398

This fragment from a statue that showed its owner kneeling before his god reflects classic elements of Egyptian sculpture. It was created at a time when Egypt was also influenced by Nubian and Libyan culture, t... More

Egyptian - Bust of a King with Unfinished "Uraeus" (Cobra) and Grid - Walters 22288 (2)

Egyptian - Bust of a King with Unfinished "Uraeus" (Cobra) and Grid - ...

Anonymous (Egyptian). 'Bust of a King with Unfinished "Uraeus" (Cobra) and Grid,' 3rd century BC. limestone. Walters Art Museum (22.288): Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912.

Egyptian - Bust of a King with Unfinished "Uraeus" (Cobra) and Grid - Walters 22288

Egyptian - Bust of a King with Unfinished "Uraeus" (Cobra) and Grid - ...

Anonymous (Egyptian). 'Bust of a King with Unfinished "Uraeus" (Cobra) and Grid,' 3rd century BC. limestone. Walters Art Museum (22.288): Acquired by Henry Walters, 1912.

Egyptian - Bust of a Man - Walters 22217 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Bust of a Man - Walters 22217 - Three Quarter

This sculpture is broken off below the breast. The man's left arm is across his breast. His nose is broken away and his chin is damaged.

Egyptian - Bust of a Man - Walters 2229

Egyptian - Bust of a Man - Walters 2229

This bust from a statuette wears a short wig, which consists of rows of dark brown rectangles and does not cover the ears. His eyebrows are painted black, his eyes are also painted, and his skin is painted a de... More

Egyptian - Bust of a Man - Walters 22416

Egyptian - Bust of a Man - Walters 22416

The end of the 25th Dynasty and the beginning of the 26th was a time of stylistic experimentation. Sculptors revived traditional forms, with modifications, and also created innovative decorations. The applicati... More

Egyptian - Bust of a Priest Wearing "Persian" Garment - Walters 2234

Egyptian - Bust of a Priest Wearing "Persian" Garment - Walters 2234

One of a small number of surviving busts, this was probably a model for a larger work. The garment resembles those worn by officials when Egypt was part of the Persian Empire. The facial features are remarkab... More

Egyptian - Bust of a Queen Wearing Royal Headdress - Walters 22405 - Back

Egyptian - Bust of a Queen Wearing Royal Headdress - Walters 22405 - B...

This was once part of a statue showing a seated queen wearing the vulture headdress associated with queens as well as goddesses such as Isis and Hathor. The 30th Dynasty saw the revival of Middle Kingdom motifs... More

Egyptian - Bust of a Queen Wearing Royal Headdress - Walters 22405

Egyptian - Bust of a Queen Wearing Royal Headdress - Walters 22405

This was once part of a statue showing a seated queen wearing the vulture headdress associated with queens as well as goddesses such as Isis and Hathor. The 30th Dynasty saw the revival of Middle Kingdom motifs... More

Egyptian - Bust of a Standing Man - Walters 22377

Egyptian - Bust of a Standing Man - Walters 22377

This bust, broken off across the breast and upper arms, was once probably part of a seated tomb statue. There are no traces of a rear pillar. He wears a short, close-fitting wig of rectangular rows of curls, wh... More

Egyptian - Bust of an Old Man - Walters 22145 - Back

Egyptian - Bust of an Old Man - Walters 22145 - Back

The flesh folds around the mouth, the pockets beneath the eyes, the sharply furrowed brow, and the downward turn of the mouth impart a sense of emotion and experience to this sculpture. Indeed, the expression i... More

Egyptian - Bust of an Old Man - Walters 22145

Egyptian - Bust of an Old Man - Walters 22145

The flesh folds around the mouth, the pockets beneath the eyes, the sharply furrowed brow, and the downward turn of the mouth impart a sense of emotion and experience to this sculpture. Indeed, the expression i... More

Egyptian - Child Boxer - Walters 541001 - Back

Egyptian - Child Boxer - Walters 541001 - Back

The muscularity of the boy's body suggests that he is the child Herakles who was taught boxing skills by Harpalykos of Phanote, the son of Hermes.

Egyptian - Child Boxer - Walters 541001 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Child Boxer - Walters 541001 - Three Quarter

The muscularity of the boy's body suggests that he is the child Herakles who was taught boxing skills by Harpalykos of Phanote, the son of Hermes.

Egyptian - Child Boxer - Walters 541001

Egyptian - Child Boxer - Walters 541001

The muscularity of the boy's body suggests that he is the child Herakles who was taught boxing skills by Harpalykos of Phanote, the son of Hermes.

Egyptian - Composite Figure of Amen-Re - Walters 542083

Egyptian - Composite Figure of Amen-Re - Walters 542083

Representations of pantheistic deities became very popular in the Late and Greco-Roman periods. They combine different divine aspects to provide the donator of such an image with all possible protection and sup... More

Egyptian - Dancing Dwarf - Walters 541107

Egyptian - Dancing Dwarf - Walters 541107

The peaked cap suggests that the dancer is a mime who wears the traditional headdress of a clown or buffoon. Despite, or because of, their deformity, dwarfs held a respected position in Egyptian society and wer... More

Egyptian - Dancing Male - Walters 541053

Egyptian - Dancing Male - Walters 541053

The whirling stance, which encourages the observer to circle the piece to view it from every angle, is Hellenistic.

Egyptian - Face of a Man - Walters 22356 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Face of a Man - Walters 22356 - Three Quarter

This face of a man is carved in the round. He has a beard and the back of his head is split off. The piece is broken through the neck. It is possible that this piece is a fragment of a statue of a god.

Egyptian - Face of a Queen - Walters 22383

Egyptian - Face of a Queen - Walters 22383

This face may have been part of a statue made from different materials, with marble used for the flesh.

Egyptian - Falcon Figure with Falcon Mummy - Walters 542120 - Left

Egyptian - Falcon Figure with Falcon Mummy - Walters 542120 - Left

The Egyptians buried animal mummies in animal-shaped coffins carved from wood or formed from clay, but they also inserted some mummies into bronze figurines. Placed in subterranean animal cemeteries, these figu... More

Egyptian - Falcon Reliquary - Walters 54547 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Falcon Reliquary - Walters 54547 - Three Quarter

This statuette, likely dedicated to the falcon-god Horus, is missing its crown and eye inlays. The structure of the feathers is carefully incised. The base is inscribed with texts of adoration and prayer. Exami... More

Egyptian - Falcon Sacred to Horus - Walters 22409

Egyptian - Falcon Sacred to Horus - Walters 22409

The falcon was associated with several celestial gods. One was Horus, a deity closely identified with living monarchs. This sculpture served as a protective image at a temple and once had a crown made separatel... More

Egyptian - Family Group of Three - Walters 22112

Egyptian - Family Group of Three - Walters 22112

This sculpture depicts a family group of three. At the center is a seated male figure, wearing a shendyt. The figure's right hand is clenched on his knee and his left hand is open on his knee. His hair is in ro... More

Egyptian - Female Head and Bust - Walters 22144 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Female Head and Bust - Walters 22144 - Three Quarter

This statuette has been carved in the round and painted. Her hair is in wavy lines from a circle at the top of her head. She wears a double necklace. Her flesh is brown, her hair black, and her eyes black and w... More

Egyptian - Female Servant - Walters 22256 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Female Servant - Walters 22256 - Three Quarter

This pretty nude girl has an elaborate hairstyle with braids to the side and back of her head. She once held a flower (lotus or papyrus) or another small object in her left hand that was meant to please the tomb's owner.

Egyptian - Female Servant - Walters 22256

Egyptian - Female Servant - Walters 22256

This pretty nude girl has an elaborate hairstyle with braids to the side and back of her head. She once held a flower (lotus or papyrus) or another small object in her left hand that was meant to please the tomb's owner.

Egyptian - Female Tomb Figure - Walters 2215

Egyptian - Female Tomb Figure - Walters 2215

This woman wears a long wig and a close-fitting dress. Although the figure has lost its arms and feet, the high quality of the piece is still visible in the details of the face.

Egyptian - Female Tomb Figure - Walters 22253

Egyptian - Female Tomb Figure - Walters 22253

This woman is shown nude, but with collar, bracelets and anklets. Women were normally depicted in a restful pose, with feet together and arms hanging down beside the body-not in the more active stance of men, w... More

Egyptian - Figure of a Woman - Walters 22150

Egyptian - Figure of a Woman - Walters 22150

This fragment is from a group that depicted the woman with another person, probably her husband. It was likely intended to be placed in their tomb. The hand of the second person is visible on the woman's upper ... More

Egyptian - Head - Walters 2227 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head - Walters 2227 - Three Quarter

This head is carved in the round and has short hair in rows of rectangles. The piece has almond-shaped eyes and an iridescent surface. It is broken off at the neck.

Egyptian - Head - Walters 22421

Egyptian - Head - Walters 22421

This head is sculpted in the round and has hair to shoulder length.

Egyptian - Head and Bust of a Woman - Walters 22261 - Back

Egyptian - Head and Bust of a Woman - Walters 22261 - Back

This painted bust has the back of a chair broken off around the edge of the head. The piece is probably a forgery.

Egyptian - Head and Bust of a Woman - Walters 22261

Egyptian - Head and Bust of a Woman - Walters 22261

This painted bust has the back of a chair broken off around the edge of the head. The piece is probably a forgery.

Egyptian - Head and Bust of a Woman - Walters 22408

Egyptian - Head and Bust of a Woman - Walters 22408

This statue of a woman wears a painted cloak tied in front at her breast. She has a Roman coiffure and costume.

Egyptian - Head and Torso of a Seated Man - Walters 22198 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head and Torso of a Seated Man - Walters 22198 - Three Quar...

This statuette is carved in the round. It depicts a seated man with an inscription on his chest, right and left arms, and pilaster at the rear.

Egyptian - Head of a King - Walters 22401

Egyptian - Head of a King - Walters 22401

This sculpture of the head of a king has a uraeus on the forehead. His hair is divided into rectangles. There is a head of a hawk at the back of his neck. The uraeus is broken and the piece is broken off at the... More

Egyptian - Head of a King - Walters 54391 - Profile

Egyptian - Head of a King - Walters 54391 - Profile

The king wears a war helmet with a bronze uraeus at the front. The eyes are inlaid with black and white enamel. The helmet is cemented to the head, it may not be original. The beard is missing.

Egyptian - Head of a King - Walters 54391

Egyptian - Head of a King - Walters 54391

The king wears a war helmet with a bronze uraeus at the front. The eyes are inlaid with black and white enamel. The helmet is cemented to the head, it may not be original. The beard is missing.

Egyptian - Head of a Male Statue - Walters 22370 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Male Statue - Walters 22370 - Three Quarter

This head was part of a statue that was most likely placed in a temple to allow its owner to participate in the rituals for the gods and the king. The name of the man is lost, but his shaven head suggests that ... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22226

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22226

This depiction of a young man with abundant curly hair combines features of both Egyptian and Greek sculpture of the Hellenistic Period (331-30 BC). Egyptian elements include the use of the hard, dark stone, th... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22259 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22259 - Three Quarter

This head of a man is carved in the round. His hair is parted in the middle, and the back of his head is split off.

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22316

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22316

This fully carved head of a man has a long wig. The left side of the head is broken off, and it is broken at the neck.

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22361

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22361

This head is carved in the round. It is broken off below the neck. The man's hair is in rows of rectangles. His ears are carved.

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22362

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22362

Images of men during the Ptolemaic Period are either idealized or realistic, showing lines and wrinkles. The so-called realistic images were not individual portraits, but were meant to represent a traditional ... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22368 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22368 - Three Quarter

This head of a man is carved in the round and is inscribed. The man wears a short wig and has a stele at his back. The piece is probably a modern forgery.

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22369 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22369 - Three Quarter

This granite head of a man is shaved with a round top. There is a stele at the back. The top of the head is incised with two uraei with human heads and a beetle with a hawk's head.

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22402

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22402

The care-worn facial features first seen on sculptures of King Sesostris III appear again in the royal sculpture of some of his successors. The faces on statues commissioned by and for private individuals share... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22403

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 22403

This head of a man has hair behind his ears to his shoulders. It is broken off at shoulder height. The man's nose is damaged and his hair and neck have been repaired. The piece is of routine workmanship and is ... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 2262

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 2262

This excellently worked head once belonged to a statue of a dignitary, but is now broken off at the neck. The head displays attention to detail both in the treatment of the facial features and in the careful i... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 229 - Right

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 229 - Right

Hellenistic sculpture was the model for this head's facial features and short, curly hairstyle, while the choice of a hard, dense stone as its material is Egyptian. The head represents an elderly man with short... More

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 229 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Man - Walters 229 - Three Quarter

Hellenistic sculpture was the model for this head's facial features and short, curly hairstyle, while the choice of a hard, dense stone as its material is Egyptian. The head represents an elderly man with short... More

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22302

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22302

This priest has the aloof and self-satisfied expression found in the sculpture of this period.

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22310 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22310 - Three Quarter

This head of a priest is carved in the round. He has a shaved head that is round on top. There is a stele broken from his back.

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22358 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22358 - Three Quarter

This head is carved in the round. The priest's head is shaven with a flat top. His ears are broken off, and traces are polished away. His nose, mouth, and chin are restored.

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22360

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22360

This head is carved in the round. The priest's head is shaven with a round top. The back of the head is broken off. This piece is stylistically somewhat different from the usual bald priest heads. The piece is... More

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22382 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 22382 - Three Quarter

This head of a priest is carved in the round and is somewhat weathered. The figure has a shaven head with a round top. The piece is broken off at the neck.

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 2263

Egyptian - Head of a Priest - Walters 2263

Presumably from a temple sculpture, this head represents an elderly man with individualized facial features. The statue to which it once belonged was probably quite traditional in its pose and execution. This p... More

Egyptian - Head of a Queen - Walters 22376

Egyptian - Head of a Queen - Walters 22376

This head of a queen is carved in the round and broken off at the neck. She has long hair, divided over her shoulders. The uraeus has been removed from her forehead.

Egyptian - Head of a Queen, Perhaps Cleopatra II or Cleopatra III - Walters 22407 (2)

Egyptian - Head of a Queen, Perhaps Cleopatra II or Cleopatra III - Wa...

Shown wearing a heavy wig composed of tiers of "corkscrew" curls, the queen also has a headband with a coiled uraeus serpent above her brow. Of the seven Ptolemaic queens named Cleopatra (the last being the Cle... More

Egyptian - Head of a Queen, Perhaps Cleopatra II or Cleopatra III - Walters 22407

Egyptian - Head of a Queen, Perhaps Cleopatra II or Cleopatra III - Wa...

Shown wearing a heavy wig composed of tiers of "corkscrew" curls, the queen also has a headband with a coiled uraeus serpent above her brow. Of the seven Ptolemaic queens named Cleopatra (the last being the Cle... More

Egyptian - Head of a Woman - Walters 22246 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Woman - Walters 22246 - Three Quarter

This head from a statuette of a woman has short hair cut off straight across the forehead. Here eyebrows and the whites of her eyes are hollowed out. The piece is broken irregularly at the neck, and is much spl... More

Egyptian - Head of a Woman - Walters 22304 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of a Woman - Walters 22304 - Three Quarter

This head of a woman is carved in the round. She wears her hair in front of her shoulders and necklaces.

Egyptian - Head of King - Walters 22389

Egyptian - Head of King - Walters 22389

The king wears the royal "nemes" head cloth adorned with a coiled uraeus serpent on the brow. A confident smile, crisply defined eyes, and a sense of detachment and self-satisfaction are common in the facial f... More

Egyptian - Head of King Amasis - Walters 22415

Egyptian - Head of King Amasis - Walters 22415

King Amasis was the next to last ruler of the 26th Dynasty. This head from the Walters Art Museum probably came from a temple statue. He wears the traditional royal nemes head cloth, with a protective uraeus se... More

Egyptian - Head of Old Man - Walters 22359

Egyptian - Head of Old Man - Walters 22359

This man has a wig that is swept behind the ears rather than a shaved head. The eyes express the age of the subject.

Egyptian - Head of Ptolemy II - Walters 22109

Egyptian - Head of Ptolemy II - Walters 22109

In 332 BC, Alexander the Great freed Egypt from Persian control and made it part of his growing empire. One of his generals, Ptolemy Lagus, was sent to Egypt to serve as governor after Alexander's sudden death ... More

Egyptian - Head of Queen Arsinoe III - Walters 236

Egyptian - Head of Queen Arsinoe III - Walters 236

Queen Arsinoe III, wife and sister of King Ptolemy IV Philopator, wears the royal diadem and the hairstyle of the goddess Isis.

Egyptian - Head of Ram - Walters 22309 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Head of Ram - Walters 22309 - Three Quarter

This carved ram has a darkened surface and a flat back. The under edge is finished.

Egyptian - High Priest of Hathor, Seated - Walters 22209 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - High Priest of Hathor, Seated - Walters 22209 - Three Quart...

This sculpture has an inscription on each side of the throne and in the rear.

Egyptian - Idealized Head of an Egyptian Official - Walters 22295

Egyptian - Idealized Head of an Egyptian Official - Walters 22295

Once part of a temple statue, this head has the idealized facial features common to private sculptures since the 4th and 3rd centuries BC. These features include rimmed eyes with thick lines in raised relief, ... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Back

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Back

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Detail A

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Detail A

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Left Side

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Left Side

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Right Side

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Right Side

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Three Quarter Left

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Three Quarter Left

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Three Quarter Right

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224 - Three Quarter Right

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224

Egyptian - Imti Standing - Walters 2224

Patrons occasionally commissioned sculptors to show them at a particular time of life. Imti is represented as a youth with close-cropped hair. A necklace of alternating white and black beads with amulet and a b... More

Egyptian - Intef Seated on the Ground - Walters 22197 - Back

Egyptian - Intef Seated on the Ground - Walters 22197 - Back

This statue shows its owner, Intef, seated cross-legged on the ground. He rests upon a small platform, wearing a shendyt which covers his entire lower body including the feet. The hands are resting upon his thi... More

Egyptian - Intef Seated on the Ground - Walters 22197

Egyptian - Intef Seated on the Ground - Walters 22197

This statue shows its owner, Intef, seated cross-legged on the ground. He rests upon a small platform, wearing a shendyt which covers his entire lower body including the feet. The hands are resting upon his thi... More

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Back

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Back

In ancient Egypt political upheavals, accompanied by changes in religious practices, were often an occasion for innovations in private sculpture. This was especially evident in the early 18th Dynasty, when new ... More

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Left

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Left

In ancient Egypt political upheavals, accompanied by changes in religious practices, were often an occasion for innovations in private sculpture. This was especially evident in the early 18th Dynasty, when new ... More

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Right

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Right

In ancient Egypt political upheavals, accompanied by changes in religious practices, were often an occasion for innovations in private sculpture. This was especially evident in the early 18th Dynasty, when new ... More

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Three Quarter Left

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Three Quarter Left

In ancient Egypt political upheavals, accompanied by changes in religious practices, were often an occasion for innovations in private sculpture. This was especially evident in the early 18th Dynasty, when new ... More

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Three Quarter Right

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215 - Three Quarter Righ...

In ancient Egypt political upheavals, accompanied by changes in religious practices, were often an occasion for innovations in private sculpture. This was especially evident in the early 18th Dynasty, when new ... More

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215

Egyptian - Iret-horru with Osiris - Walters 22215

In ancient Egypt political upheavals, accompanied by changes in religious practices, were often an occasion for innovations in private sculpture. This was especially evident in the early 18th Dynasty, when new ... More

Egyptian - Isis Holding a Cobra - Walters 542016 - View A

Egyptian - Isis Holding a Cobra - Walters 542016 - View A

This attire of the Egyptian goddess Isis features the characteristic "Isis knot" between the breasts. The sheaves of grain flanking her crown are not an Egyptian attribute but associate Isis with Demeter, the G... More

Egyptian - Isis Nursing the Child Horus - Walters 2267 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Isis Nursing the Child Horus - Walters 2267 - Three Quarter

This statuette is carved in the round. In the top of the head is a hole for insertion of plumes; in the hair at the front is an inset piece of metal, from the uraeus. The piece has been repaired across the feet and arms.

Egyptian - Isis with Child Horus - Walters 22137 (2)

Egyptian - Isis with Child Horus - Walters 22137 (2)

This calcite-alabaster, travertine statue depicts Isis with the child Horus. Isis has a uraeus on her forehead and a long wig and the original crown is missing. She wears a collar. Her upper left arm is broken off.

Egyptian - Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 54416 - Three Quarter Right

Egyptian - Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 54416 - Three Quarter R...

For the ancient Egyptians, the goddess Isis was the model of the loyal wife and mother, as well as a powerful magician. She was the wife of the god Osiris and the mother of Horus. Just as the king of Egypt was ... More

Egyptian - Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 54416

Egyptian - Isis with Horus the Child - Walters 54416

For the ancient Egyptians, the goddess Isis was the model of the loyal wife and mother, as well as a powerful magician. She was the wife of the god Osiris and the mother of Horus. Just as the king of Egypt was ... More

Egyptian - Itj-ibj - Walters 22142 - Three Quarter

Egyptian - Itj-ibj - Walters 22142 - Three Quarter

Discovered in the ancient necropolis, or burial ground, in Asyut in 1913, the statue is inscribed on either side of the block-like seat with the offering texts for Itj-ibj, a minor official, represented with a ... More

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