From: Iraq | Nippur

Curatorial Section: Near Eastern

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Object Number B1992
Current Location Collections Storage
Provenience Iraq | Nippur
Section Near Eastern
Materials Terracotta | Plaster
Iconography Beltis | Baby

CBS Register: cast of a figurine in terracotta, found at Nippur by the expedition. Beltis seated with babe on her lap.

PBS XVI: Isis, the good Egyptian goddess, holds on her knees the young Horus and presses her breast with her hand. She wears her characteristic mitre. Similar amulets are found in many graves. molded. Cast of an original in Constantinople.

Credit Line Babylonian Expedition to Nippur II, 1890
Other Number PBS XVI: 222 - Other Number

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