Divine Family from Ancient Egypt

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 03 January 2015

In this bronze collection of divine figures, we see the goddess Isis (left) with the child Horus, the god Osiris (middle), and the god Harpokrates (right) wearing the double crown. From modern-day Egypt. Saite period to Ptolemaic period, 7th to 4th centuries BCE. (State Museum of Egyptian Art, Munich, Germany).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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