The mother goddess wearing an unadorned sheath dress, a broad beaded collar, a tripartite wig and a uraeus crown her right hand offering her suckling breast, an inscribed raised pillar at the back reads: "...Isis, the Great, Mother of God, bestowed with life and health...."
Dimensions: Height: 2 3/4 inches (7 cm)
Condition: Fragment as described, with loss to the headdress but otherwise in very good condition overall. Custom mounted. A charming piece.
Provenance: Estate of Lady Ch. N., Germany, acquired at auction 223 in October 1982 by the famous numismatist Jacques Schulman, Keizersgracht 448, 1016 GD Amsterdam, lot number 8. A copy of the auction paperwork accompanies this piece.