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Object Number:57-18-1
Current Location: Egypt (Mummies Gallery)
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Thebes (uncertain) (Egypt)
Buto (uncertain)
Period: Twenty-Sixth Dynasty
Date Made: 664BC-610BC
Early Date: -664
Late Date: -610
Iconography:Snake Goddess
Inscription Language:Hieroglyphic
Height: 44 cm
Depth: 29.3 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Frank J. Tano, 1957


Composite limestone statuette consisting of a statue of a female serpent deity in front and a stela in back. The goddess has the body of a cobra and a human head. She wears a tall plumed headdress with horned sun disk. On the sides of the statue are representations in sunk relief of the goddesses Nekhbet and Wadjet and a text referring to Psammetichus I. Stela at back depicts a king with the god Horus, but is unfinished.

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.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 56-57View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Horne, Lee C. 1985. Introduction to the Collections of The University Museum.. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 26/18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Markoe, Glen, and Capel, Anne K. Mistress of the House Mistress of the Heaven Women in Ancient Egypt.. Hudson Hills Press, New York in association with Cincinnatti Art Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 142-43/71View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Quick, Jennifer. 2004. Magnificent Objects from the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. ed. 1st. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 101, fig. 90View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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