Inlay of Taweret
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 9/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in. (3.9 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Glass inlay representing, in relief, the goddess Taweret. Taweret strides towards the left. She wears a tripartite wig. The plinth is small, and irregular in shape. The piece is made of a deep red opaque glass.
Condition: Darkened on face and base; rear edges chipped; otherwise good.
This item is not on view
Inlay of Taweret, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 9/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in. (3.9 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1151E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1151E_view1.jpg)
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