A fine example of sculpture in Egyptian blue, a material closely allied to glass.
Seated on a throne, Isis suckles the infant Horus. New Kingdom, 18th dynasty ca. 1400-1379, height: 6.2 cms. Schimmel Collection, New York.
the God Horus of Behdet in His form of sacred falcon spreading His wings in protection and holding the ‘Ankh’ (Life). Detail from the White Chapel of King Sesostri I at 'Ipet-Sut’ (“Karnak”), the highly sacred Precinct of the God Amon-Ra at 'Uaset’-Thebes