Isis Inlay



Carnelian inlay probably representing the goddess Isis holding her arms forward, in the gesture of mourning or making an offering. For use in inlaid relief decoration. Broken below the waist. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no. 30419. Formerly in the collection of Hon. Richard Bethell. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 15-17 December 1924, lot 144.