Inv. n°: MMoCA339

Egyptian Bronze Seated Isis Nursing Horus

Isis wearing the vulture headdress with cows horns and sun disc.

h.16 cm

Late Period, 712-30 BC



  • Ex collection of Wright Ludington (1901-1979), Montecito, California, Ludington was one of Santa Barbara Museum's most outstanding art collectors, philantropist, and patrons.
  • Acquired by Royal-Athena Galleries at Pierre Bergé, 17th January 2009, lot 170
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 24th June 2009, PBPY04


  • Pierre Bergé, Archéologie, 17th January 2009, lot 170
  • J. M. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, Royal-Athena Galleries, 2010, vol. XXI, p. 82, fig. 215
  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 46, fig. 22
  • M. Merrony, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins. La Collection Famille Levett, France, 2012, p. 24
  • C. Dauphin, Animals in the Ancient World. The Levett Bestiary, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2014, p. 16
  • C. Dauphin, Les Animaux dans le Monde Antique. Le Bestiaire Levett, Serie Collection Levett 2, France, 2016, p. 12, fig. 8


  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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