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Title: Bust of Isis Date Made: 2nd century CE (Hadrianic period, 117-138 CE) Materials: Hollow-cast bronze Place Made: Europe; Italy Measurements: Overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 5/8 in x 1 3/8 in Accession Number: MH 1965.10.C.G Credit Line: Purchase with the Nancy Everett Dwight Fund and the Psi Omega Society Fund in honor of Mary Gilmore Williams (Class of 1885)
Description: woman emerging from three-leaf calyx set on a globe; Hellinic facial features; she is wearing an ancient Egyptian headdress consisting of serpent with globe flanked by two ears of corn; she is wearing a fringed shawl tied in a knot at her front; sausage-curl hairstyle; hollow pupils that might have been inlaid with dark stone or glass.
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