University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:29-75-515
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Room 100E
Period: Late Period
Date Made: 1075 - 975 BC
Early Date: -1076
Late Date: 1075 - 975 BC
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Steatite
Iconography:Snake Goddess
Renenutet?
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 7.6 cm
Width: 5.1 cm
Depth: 5.1 cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P.. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 54-55View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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