Isis Egyptian Goddess Old Looking Wall Fragment on Marble Base 9H -
The Egyptian Goddess Isis was regarded as the symbolical mother of the Pharaoh King. The ancient Egyptians regarded the Goddess as the Eye of Ra. Here she carries the ankh and the papyrus sceptre of Goddesses; the horns and sun disk of Hathor and the hieroglyph for the name Isis on top of the sun-disk. (PN E-111SPM)
- Isis fragment relief is made from crushed stone and resin to look aged. Black marble base. Hand-painted color details.
- Measures 9 inches H. Weighs 4 lbs.
- Reproduced after an original wall painting from Temple of Isis, Philae, Egypt. 345 B.C.
In myth, Isis sought her dead husband and brother, Osiris, conceived her son Horus by him, buried and mourned him together with her sister Nephtys. Isis was regarded as the Eye of Ra and was worshipped as the Great of Magic who had protected her son Horus from snakes, predators and other dangers: thus she would protect mortal children also.
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