Fragment of a Black-Green Schist Isis Statuette

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late Period, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.
Material: Schist
Dimensions: 10.7 cm high
Price: Reserved
Ref: 1228
Provenance: Swiss collection Hans Zellweger (1916-2000), acquired in the 1970s from Elie Borowski. Last in a French auction house. Accompanied by a French antiquities passport.
Condition: Fragment of high quality.
Description: Very finely worked out head of the goddess Isis with a tripartite wig, vulture headdress and an uraeus wreath. Above the cow horns with a sun disk. The details of the face are of extraordinary quality, the ears are visible in front of the wig. At the end of the cow horns starts a back pillar with hieroglyphs. Inscribed is the traditional phrase for the "Life donor Isis, the great divine Mother". Mounted.