Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Statuette of Horus the child, legitimate heir to the throne, shown in the customary depiction of children in ancient Egypt - nude, his finger in his mouth, and with the “sidelock of youth”
Egypt
3rd–2nd century BCE
Bronze
H: 14; W: 4.5 cm
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Edward M.M. Warburg
Accession number: B59.06.0556
 
 


Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir