Magic stela of Horus on crocodiles

Stone / limestone | 14.5 x 7.2 x 5cm | Late Period - Ptolemaic Period, 722-30 BCE

Unknown Artist

The infant Horus is often pictured on stelae in the act of trampling two crocodiles and holding dangerous animals in his hands. The water poured on these objects, by flowing across their surface covered with magic spells, gained the power of healing ...
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