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Figure of Mut

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Collected: Egypt
  • DATES 664–332 B.C.E., or later
    DYNASTY Dynasty 30, or later
    PERIOD Late Period (or later)
    DIMENSIONS 1 9/16 x 3/8 x 3/8 in. (4 x 0.9 x 1 cm)  (show scale)
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.147
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Blue faience figure of Mut standing, as amulet. Arms at sides, left leg advanced. Double crown, and vulture headdress. Inscribed plinth. Loop joining back of crown to headdress. Condition: Loop and tip of crown broken. Base and left foot badly chipped. Extensive traces of gold leaf on headdress and entire garment.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Figure of Mut, 664–332 B.C.E., or later. Faience, 1 9/16 x 3/8 x 3/8 in. (4 x 0.9 x 1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.147. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.147_view1.jpg)
    IMAGE front, CUR.08.480.147_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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