Inlay in the Form of a Goddess, Probably Maat Seated
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 1/2 x 13/16 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 2.1 x 0.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Glass inlay representing, in relief, a goddess seated, and dressed in an enveloping cloak. She is seated upon a flat plinth. The plinth face, wig, and part of the shoulder is made of a pale opaque green glass. The body is made of translucent dark green glass. On the top of the head is the partial remains of some sort of crown of opaque yellow glass.
Condition: Feet and front of plinth missing; crown missing; otherwise good.
This item is not on view
Inlay in the Form of a Goddess, Probably Maat Seated, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 1/2 x 13/16 x 1/8 in. (3.8 x 2.1 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1137E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1137E_37.1127E_GRPA_cropped.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2011
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