University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: E13001
Current Location: Collections storage
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Late Period
Date Made: 664-332 BC
Early Date: -664
Late Date: -332
Height: 17.8cm
Width: 17.8cm
Depth: 5.1cm
Credit Line:Gift of Mrs. Dillwyn Parrish, 1914
Other NumberDP 27 - Field No SF


Bronze cult object in the form of an aegis topped by the head of a female deity. The goddess wears a long tripartite wig with a crown of hooded uraei. The top of the crown has a tenon for an additional element, now missing. Both eyes were originaly inlaid with glass, but only the proper left eye remains.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition


[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 80-81View Objects cited in this Publication

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