University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Male ba Statue [Object of the Day #39]


By: Alyssa Kaminski

This sandstone statue was made sometime between 100 BCE and 300 CE. He is wearing a fringed robe with several necklaces and armbands. In his hands he carries a staff and a pinecone-shaped object. Over his head is a sundisk and behind him are a pair of large wings. The Egyptian ba was believed to […]

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