12. Horus

The god is regularly shown squatting, hand to mouth, holding flail and crook. See Isis for Horus squatting before one or two winged women.

A. Horus squatting.

Usually on lotus with side buds, and between lotuses, single or paired. Sometimes simply on nb.

West

12/1 Cadiz Mus., from Cadiz. Lopez de la Orden, no. 7. BH;EXnb. With double crown; incense-burner; star above.

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12/2 Ibiza no. 13 (Ibiza 3642). BL;EXnb. With atef crown, in thicket of lotuses. VI

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12/3 Ibiza no. 14 (Ibiza 3853). BH. Disc crown; no base. IV

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12/4 Tharros pl. 56a (BM ANE 134169), London no. 358. Hölbl, Sard no. 35. BL;EXCR; PB. Winged uraei sit on the side buds. I

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12/5 Cagliari, from Caralis, tomb 189. Taramelli, 159, fig. 69. BH. VI

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12/6 Cagliari 19741, from Tharros. BH. VI

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12/7 Cagliari 35120 (Gouin), from Tharros. Hölbl, Sard no. 26; Homenaje Blazquez II (1994) fig. 8. BH. Disc crown. VI

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12/8 Cagliari 9528 (Spano 83), from Tharros. Ann 1883 pl. F 2; Hölbl, Sard no. 22; Homenaje Blazquez II (1994) fig. 5. BH. VI

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12/9 Cagliari 9564 (Spano 99), from Tharros. Homenaje Blazquez II (1994) fig. 6. BH. VI

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12/10 Cagliari 9569 (Spano), from Tharros. Hölbl, Sard no. 28. BH. Double crown; seated on nb.. VI

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12/11 Sclavo Coll. Ebers, pl. F 5; Hölbl, Sard no. 23. BH. No side lotuses. II

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12/12 S. Carta Coll., from Tharros. Marmora, pl. A 44; Hölbl, Sard no. 20. BL. Crown? II

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12/13 Serra Coll. from Tharros. Hölbl, Sard no. 21. Described as being in lotus thicket, with 36 flowers, also flowers on double crown.

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12/14 Cagliari, from Cagliari. Homenaje Blazquez II (1994) fig. 7. BH. Seated on nb.

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12/15 Milan, Torno Coll. Studia Punica 1 (1987) pl. 1.1 (Pisano). BH

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12/16 New York, Rosen 195, from Tunisia. BH;EXnb. No flowers or base. III

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East

12/17 Getty no. 100 (84.AN.986), from Asia Minor. BL. Between incense-burners.

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12/18 Byblos II, pl. 201.7482. Material? BL;EXO. Between incense-burners (?).

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12/19 From Beirut. J. Elayi/H. Sayegh, Un quartier du port de Beyrouth (1998) 271-272, pl. 30.1. BH. Between papyri.

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12/20 Once de Serres Collection, from Lebanon. Hotel Drouot, 22/3.4.2001, no. 24. BL;EXCR. Between disc-crowned uraei.

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Other

12/21 Paris, BN, de Luynes 233. Aréthuse 5 (1928) pl. 7(8).1. BL;EXCR; with light spine. In a papyrus thicket. VI

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B. Horus in other or more elaborate settings or poses, normally squatting.

West

12/22 Ibiza no. 6 (Ibiza 3819). Adorant before squatting Horus; disc-and-crescent above. II

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12/23 Ibiza no. 23 (Barcelona 9204). BH;EXO. On a boat with floral finials supporting cartouches; Horus with disc crown on lotus with side buds; lotus stem at either side; winged disc above. VI

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12/24 Tharros pl. 55g (BM ANE 133460), London no. 357, pl. 6. Hölbl, Sard no. 39. BH. Horus with red crown protected by wings of uraeus with dics and horns crown; over a row of papyrus flowers and buds rising from a double zigzag (water). I

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12/25 Cagliari 9472, from Tharros. Marmora, pl. A 35; Gubel, Furn no.146; Hölbl, Sard no. 50. Horus seated, double crown, before incense-burner. VI

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12/26 Spano Coll. Hölbl, Sard no. 51. As the last.

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12/27 Cagliari 19726, from Tharros. Hölbl, Sard no. 38. BH. Horus on nb in a naiskos with papyrus? pillars supporting a winged disc topped with uraei. VI

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12/28 Cagliari 19740, from Tharros. BL;EXO. Horus on djed pillar flanked by uraei with double crowns; winged disc above. VI

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12/29 Asquer Coll., from Tharros. Marmora, pl. A 25; Hölbl, Sard no. 52. BL;EXCR. On a boat with papyrus and disc finials; double-crowned standing between two attendants holding hooked staffs. VI

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12/30 Cagliari 9495 (Spano 26), from Tharros. Ann 1883 pl. F 20; Gubel, Furn no. 102; Hölbl, Sard no. 53. BH. On a boat with papyrus finials; seated, with no crown, between an incense-burner and a pillar?. VI

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12/31 Busacchi Coll. Hölbl, Sard no. 53bis, 'on boat, holding flowers, below two uraei', material not known.

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12/32 Malibu, from Motya? Boardman, IR no. 113; Gubel, Furn no. 147. BH;EXO. Double-crown; on throne between papyrus stalks. III

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12/33 Sternberg, Liste 8 (1996) no. 588, from Spain. Aukt. 24 (1990) no. 406; 25 (1991) no. 675; Syria 76 (1999) 264, fig. 40. BH;EXO. As the last. III

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East

12/34 Ashkelon 12420, from Ashkelon. CSAPI no. 27. BH;EXO. Double-crowned, seated, before incense-burner, bird above. V

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12/35 Paris, Drouot 10.10.01, no. 114. BL;EXnb. Double-crowned on a lotus set on a boat with lotus terminals on which stand attendants, with hands raised and one knee raised; plain cartouches before them. Winged disc above.

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12/36 Switzerland, private (W/B no. 691). BH;EXO. Horus, double-crowned, hand to mouth, with crook and flail, seated between two papyrus plants. V

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12/37 Geneva I, no. 162, pl. 65. BL. Horus squatting on lotus before adorant; disc-and-crescent above. VI

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12/38 London, Hay Coll. BH. Double crown; on throne holding crook and flail, between papyrus stalks.

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12/39 Paris, Louvre AO 11088. Gubel, Furn no. 72. BH;EXO. Seated.

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Other materials

Type A

West

12/X1 Granada Mus., from Almunecar. Cornelian. BL;EXO. Lopez de la Orden, no. 8. With hmhm crown; uraeus at each side.

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12/X2 Tharros p. 52e (BM ANE 133164), London no. 359, pl. 6. Green faience. BL; in gold ring.

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12/X3 Como, Mus.Civ., from Tharros. RSF 6 (1978) pl. 7.2 (Pisano); Hölbl, Sard no. 27. Cornelian. BH; on a gold hoop.

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12/X4 Karthago III, no. 64. Clay bulla.

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12/X5 Carthage Mus. Quillard, no. 266, pl. 15. Cornelian. BL. Papyrus in front.

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12/X6 Berlin no. 143, pls. 32, 33, from Bolsena. Archeo 71, 57. Cornelian. BL;EXCR; carinated; on a gold hoop, variety of E. Seated on a cavetto base (high) with lotus at each side and in background.

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12/X7 From Lebanon. Clay bulla. Semitica 47 (1998) 55, fig. 1 (Gubel). On a classical lotus with buds.

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12/X8 Paris, BN (lxvii). Cornelian. BH;EXnb.

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12/X9 Budapest 13, fig. 15 (56.29). Cornelian. BL. Double crown.

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12/X10 Munich 92125. Agate. Four-winged; flower at either side.

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12/X11 Sternberg, Aukt. 25 (1991) no. 1061. Syria 76 (1999) 258, fig. 21. Cornelian, mended with ancient glass; in a gold mount.

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Type B

West

12/X12 Cuadrado Coll., Mula 4967, from El Cigarralejo (Murcia). Padro, New 21.02. Cornelian. Seated on a tall djed pillar; uraei at either side upon three papyrus stems.

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12/X13 Cagliari 19739, from Tharros. Agate. BL;EXnb; on a gold hoop, variety of A (?ancient). Horus on low base, disc crown with uraei; flanked by papyrus pillars bearing uraei; a star; winged disc above.

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12/X14 Cagliari 346?, from Tharros. BL;EXCR. Horus with double crown; incense-burner and papyrus column at either side; disc-and-crescent above.

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12/X15 Carthage no. 656. Cornelian. BL;EXnb. Horus with double crown on lotus with buds, flanked by two female adorants with disc crowns.

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12/X16 Carthage no. 690. Agate. EXO; gold mount. Horus on lotus and buds in a papyrus thicket.

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12/X17 Carthage no. 693. White stone. EXnb. Before a pillar; winged disc above.

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12/X18 Karthago III, no. 57. Clay bulla. Seated on a djed pillar, flanked by hawk-headed attendants holding jugs.

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12/X19 Karthago III, no. 62. Clay bulla. With atef crown, standing in papyrus thicket.

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East

12/X20 Nicosia. AJBA 1 (1968) 80, fig. 10 (Culican). Blue glass. BL. Horus on base between incense-burners.

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12/X21 Paris, BN, Pauvert no. 27, pl. 4, from Asia Minor. AJBA 1 (1968) 67, fig. 6 (Culican). Blue chalcedony. BL;EXnb. Horus on djed pillar, flanked by two adorant males, dressed, with pointed hats, holding each a jug and a khnum? sceptre; winged disc above.

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12/X22 Switzerland, private (W/B no. 693). Chalcedony. BL;EXCR. Standing, crowned with disc with uraei, between two disc-crowned hawk-headed figures, one before a papyrus stem.

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12/X23 Once Bard Coll. Cornelian. Replica of 12/X21, but finer, and with plain cartouches at each side.

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