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Standing Statuette of Mut

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

On View: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
DATES 664–332 B.C.E.
DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
PERIOD Late Period
DIMENSIONS 7 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in. (18.5 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm) Height, including tang: 7 7/8 in. (20 cm)  (show scale)
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
PROVENANCE Archaeological provenance not yet documented, reportedly from Akhmim, Egypt; by 1893, acquired in Egypt by Armand de Potter of Belgium and New York, NY; 1905, inherited from Armand de Potter by Amy Beckwith (Mrs. Aimee S. de Potter) of New York and Asheville, NC; 1908, purchased from Amy Beckwith by the Brooklyn Museum.
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Standing, bronze, statuette of Mut with arms resting at sides. Vulture headdress with Double Crown. Base inscribed "May Mut grant life to Psmtk-s3-nt". Condition: Surface badly pitted by disease.
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
CAPTION Standing Statuette of Mut, 664–332 B.C.E. Bronze, 7 5/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/16 in. (18.5 x 3.8 x 3.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.45. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 08.480.45_front_PS6.jpg)
IMAGE front, 08.480.45_front_PS6.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2013
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