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Votive

Statuette

Object Number:
E14286
Current Location:
Amarna
Culture:
Ptolemaic
Provenience:
Egypt
Period:
Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made:
300-200 BC
Early Date:
-300
Late Date:
-200
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Bronze
Glass
Gold
Technique:
Inlaid
Iconography:
Nefertem
Description:
Votive statuette of Nefertem standing and striding with the left foot forward. Wears a crown composed of a blue lotus surmounted by two tall plumes, originally inlaid with glass, fragments of which remain. Eyes decorated with gold leaf.
Height:
53.34cm
Width:
10.16cm
Depth:
20.32cm

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)
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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: 72-73
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