<em>Inlay in the Form of a Nephthys Kneeling</em>, 525–30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 15/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in. (4.9 x 2.1 x 0.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1136E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1136E_37.1127E_GRPA_cropped.jpg)

Inlay in the Form of a Nephthys Kneeling

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 15/16 x 13/16 x 3/16 in. (4.9 x 2.1 x 0.4 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1136E

Image: CUR.37.1136E_37.1127E_GRPA_cropped.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Opaque glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface flat), Nephthys (identified by the “ht”-sign and “neb”- basket upon her head) kneeling, facing left, with her left hand on her knee and her right hand held to her face. She wears a striated lappet wig. There is no plinth. The body is gray-green with splotches of yellow on the face and wig. Condition: Glaze faded or worn; broken into two pieces across the neck (now mended).

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