Tag Archive for Iside

Bust of Isis

Inv. Scu 362 The head of Isis is set on a non pertinent, draped bust in alabaster; originally it was associated with a full-figure statue. The goddess, the head slightly turned to left, wears a high, cylindrical modius adorned in…

Egyptian column with figured frieze

Inv. Scu 13 The Egyptian-type column, narrowing towards the bottom, is in granite from Elba; originally it was associated with a capital and a base in white marble worked separately. The frieze is carved around the shaft immediately above a…

Female bust

Inv. Scu 232 Female portrait mounted upon an alabaster bust (probably not pertinent). The woman is dressed in a style of clothing derived from representations of the goddess Isis. The features of the woman are modeled after those of Faustina…

Egyptian column with figured frieze

Inv. Scu 2 The Egyptian-type column, narrowing towards the bottom, is in granite from Elba; originally it was associated with a capital and a base in white marble worked separately. The frieze is carved around the shaft immediately above a…

Female statue with cornucopia

Inv. Scu 51 The figure is wearing a sleeved chiton, girt with a belt just below her breasts. Over the chiton the figure wears a cloak that falls from the left shoulder and covers the legs almost entirely. The statue…

Statue of Harpocrates

Inv. Scu 646 The young god Harpocrates , son of Isis and Osiris, is represented totally naked in the typical gesture of silence, with the index finger to his lips. The gesture may allude to the mystic and secret character…