This is a statue of Isis and her son Horus. She is seen as the mother figure. She was later beheaded by Horus. She was dedicated to Osiris and went searching for his body.
Faiense figurine of Isis and Horus, 30th Dynasty or early Ptolemaic Period, 4th-3rd Century BC. Many figurines showing Isis and Horus were made to be dedicated to one or both deities as votive offerings. A large number of examples in bronze are known, but specimens in faience such as this are less common. Here the workmanship is detailed and fine. The goddess wears on her head the image of a seat or throne (the hieroglyphic sign for her name).
Painter’s Palette Inscribed with the Name of Amenhotep III, ca. 1390–1353 B.C. (via The Metropolitan Museum of Art)
Dios Ptah. Antiguo Egipto
Semiramis with Tammuz (Isis/Horus). By Roman times she was the most important goddess in Egypt. The image of the goddess holding her child was used prominently. This influenced the earliest icons of Mary holding Jesus, as Christianity absorbed many of the traditions surrounding Isis and incorporated them into the veneration of Mary.
Statuette of Amun, Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 22, ca. 945–715 b.c. Egyptian
Bashtet, 332–30 B.C. Egypt.
Why I Love Old Art (Part Two)
A gauche Horus, au centre Osiris et à droite Isis
La Estatua de Gato de Caliza Egipto Antiguo, la 26 Dinastía 663-525 caliza aC Marrón asentó el gato, con un más pequeño gato asentado en el frente, sobre una base con jeroglíficos. Los gatos eran sagrados a los Egipcios antiguos debido a su hostilidad hacia serpentea.