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Statue

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Object Number:
29-75-515
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus:
Room 100E
Period:
Late Period
Date Made:
1075 - 975 B.C.
Early Date:
-1076
Late Date:
-974
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Steatite
Iconography:
Snake Goddess
Renenutet?
Description:
Upper half of a small steatite statuette depicting a serpent-headed goddess, perhaps Renenutet. Rectangular socket on top of head for insertion of a headdress, now missing.
Height:
7.6cm
Width:
5.1cm
Depth:
5.1cm
Credit Line:
The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt (1915-1920)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 54-55
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