University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number:E14286
Current Location: Collections Storage
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
Height: 53.34 cm
Width: 10.16 cm
Depth: 20.32 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Nicolas Tano, 1924

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.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997) View Objects in Exhibition
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006) View Objects in Exhibition
Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Jennifer H., and Wegner, Josef W. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Press. pg. 239 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 133/6.37View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[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: 72-73View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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