<em>Head of the Goddess Taweret</em>, ca. 1336-945 B.C.E. Hematite, Height: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 58.92. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.58.92_wwgA-2.jpg)

Head of the Goddess Taweret

Medium: Hematite

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1336-945 B.C.E.

Dimensions: Height: 15/16 in. (2.4 cm)


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


Accession Number: 58.92

Image: CUR.58.92_wwgA-2.jpg,West Wing gallery A-2 installation

Catalogue Description:
Head of Thueris in haematite broken form a complete statuette of the goddess. Conventional type of hippopotamus head with slightly open mouth, tongue protruding. All surfaces polished. Workmanship is of extraordinary quality.

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