Egyptian. <em>Goddess Seshat</em>, ca. 1919-1875 B.C.E. Limestone, 20 11/16 x 23 1/4 in. (52.5 x 59 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 52.129. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 52.129_SL1.jpg)

Goddess Seshat


Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1919-1875 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 20 11/16 x 23 1/4 in. (52.5 x 59 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 52.129

Image: 52.129_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Limestone relief. In sunk relief, at right the goddess Seshat seated, recording on papyrus the royal booty. Epithet of goddess incised to left. Upper edge of relief preserves portion of register of kneeling captives. At left, incomplete column of seated foreigners or captives. Condition: Incomplete. Lower left and upper right corner lost; Upper register badly cracked. Lower right area also cracked. Surface weathered. No remains of paint.

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