Isis (5 Subjects)
Relief showing Isis and Serapis.
Map of Philae (Amilkia) island and floor plan of the Temple of Isis.
Isis statue, which Richard Pococke bought in Cairo and carried away to Great Britain.
Isis statue which Richard Pococke bought in Cairo and carried away to Great Britain.
Enigmatic inscription from a bust of Isis. In the late 18th century the inscription became the cause of controversy among British scholars. Several academics believed that it was an Egyptian bust with Chinese ideograms, produced in the context of Chinese-Egyptian commercial relations, while others considered the item a forgery.