Inlay in Form of Standing Tawaret
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 27, or later
Persian Period or Ptolemaic Period
1 9/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (4 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Inlay in Form of Standing Tawaret, 525-30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 9/16 x 5/8 x 1/8 in. (4 x 1.6 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1281E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1281E_view1.jpg)
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Glass inlay representing, in relief, the god Taweret. Taweret is shown striding right upon a plinth. She wears a lappet wig, and has pendant breasts. The body, and lower part of the lappets are made of a translucent deep blue glass. The rest of the wig, and the head are made of a pale green opaque glass.
Condition: Pitted and incrusted on legs and mouth; otherwise good.
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