<em>Figure of a Mourning Woman, Possibly Nephthys</em>, 525–30 B.C.E. Glass, 1 7/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in. (3.7 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1153E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.1153E_37.1127E_GRPA_cropped.jpg)

Figure of a Mourning Woman, Possibly Nephthys

Medium: Glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:525–30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 1 7/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in. (3.7 x 1.4 x 0.3 cm)


Accession Number: 37.1153E

Image: CUR.37.1153E_37.1127E_GRPA_cropped.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Opaque blue glass inlay representing, in relief (rear surface is flat), a standing mourning goddess. The goddess wears a tripartite wig and broad collar. Represented in side view the goddess extends her right arm slightly past her body at hip level while her left hand is at her head in a gesture of mourning. Condition: Gloss missing.

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