Location: On Display in the Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display

From: Egypt

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E14286
Current Location Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display - On Display
Culture Ptolemaic
Provenience Egypt
Period Ptolemaic Period | Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made 300-200 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Bronze | Glass | Gold
Technique Inlaid
Iconography Nefertem

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 53.34 cm
Width 10.16 cm
Depth 20.32 cm
Credit Line Purchased from Nicolas Tano, 1924

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