Copper alloy sidelock of youth

Accession Number
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Metalwork case
Object Type
Sculpture, Statue
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Number of Elements
Height: 60mm | Width: 30mm | 12mm

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Copper alloy decorated sidelock of youth. 60mm long. This is from a statue, presumable of Horus the Child. Children wore there hair in a plait at the side of their heads. This probably dates to the Graeco-Roman Period.

Last modified: 15 May 2021

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