Isis Wife Of Osiris Analysis

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Isis, Wife of Osiris, holding their son, Horus is an Egyptian statuette depicting the goddess Isis cradling infant Horus on her lap as she breastfeeds him. Isis is wearing a large, elaborate headpiece on top of her and her clothing falls into the typical Egyptian canon of tight-fitting dresses that females statues are shown wearing. This bronze statuette which dates back to 750 BC is about 7.5 inches. Its country of origin is Egypt. Seated Woman Nursing Child is a Greek terracotta statuette of a woman sitting on a chair breastfeeding her child. Although this statue is produced in the early parts of the Greek Hellenistic period, it retains some feature from the Greek archaic period, such as the woman’s hairstyle: two simple braids one draping over each of her shoulders. One of her feet pokes through the ends of her dress. This statue comes from Italy and is dated back to the third century BC. Both statuettes are very similar in subject matter and body position and they contain a variety of lines, and the interconnectedness of the woman and child, how it conforms to the lines of the statutes create unity and consists of similar form. The two have different definitions of balance. Both of the sculptures consist of curved lines. From the top to the bottom, the Egyptian sculpture of Isis consists of curved lines formed by the horns and the circular disks of her headpiece sprouting outwards up into the air. The curvature of the disk and the horns embrace further adds to the
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