<em>Figure of the Goddess Nephthys</em>, ca. 664-30 B.C.E. Wood, pigment, 16 × 7 × 11 1/2 in. (40.6 × 17.8 × 29.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 11.681. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.11.681_NegB_print_bw.jpg)

Figure of the Goddess Nephthys

Medium: Wood, pigment

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 16 × 7 × 11 1/2 in. (40.6 × 17.8 × 29.2 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 11.681

Image: CUR.11.681_NegB_print_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Painted wooden figure of the goddess Nephthys on a high oblong plinth. Left arm rests on thigh, right arm held aloft in front of face. Blue wig, high yellow headdress, green garment bound under breasts which are exposed. Condition: Fair, paint in fragile condition is flaking in some places. Base chipped and broken in parts, back of base weather-stained; very good workmanship. Exposed flesh area on torso perhaps repainted. White areas on top of base all repainted.

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