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Aegis

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Object Number:
E13001
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Period:
Late Period
Date Made:
664-332 BC
Early Date:
-664
Late Date:
-332
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Bronze
Glass
Technique:
Inlaid
Iconography:
Goddess
Description:
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.
Height:
17.8cm
Width:
17.8cm
Depth:
5.1cm
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Dillwyn Parrish
Other Number:
DP 27   -   Field No SF

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: 80-81
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