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Amulet of Kneeling Nephthys

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

CULTURE Egyptian
MEDIUM Gold
  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 760-656 B.C.E. or 305-30 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 25, or later
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period or Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 15/16 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 1 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 37.815E
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Egyptian. Amulet of Kneeling Nephthys, ca. 760-656 B.C.E. or 305-30 B.C.E. Gold, 15/16 x 3/8 in. (2.5 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.815E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.815E_37.814E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.37.815E_37.814E_NegGRPA_cropped_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small sheet gold figure of Nephthys kneeling with her hand to her head in a gesture of mourning. Details crudely incised. Eyelet on rear. Condition: Good.
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