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Object Number: E14289
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies) Gallery
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Bubastis
Period: Late Period
Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Twenty-Seventh Dynasty
Date Made: 664 - 405 B.C.E.
Early Date: -665
Late Date: -404
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Neith
Credit Line:Purchased from R. Haase, 1925
Other Number0330 - Cast Number

Description

This hollow cast votive statue of the goddess Neith originally held a walking staff. This statue was deposited at a cult center of the goddess, whose chief temple was at Sais. Neith was a goddess of war. She also was the patron deity of weavers.


Bibliography:

[Book] The Artifacts of Ancient Egypt. : Page/Fig./Plate: 100View Objects cited in this Publication

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