<em>The Goddess Mut</em>, ca. 664–525 B.C.E. Schist, 6 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. (16.2 x 3.8 x 4.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 76.38. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 76.38_view1_SL1.jpg)

The Goddess Mut

Medium: Schist

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664–525 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 6 3/8 x 1 1/2 x 1 7/8 in. (16.2 x 3.8 x 4.8 cm) mount (display dimensions): 11 1/2 x 2 1/8 x 3 1/8 in. (29.2 x 5.4 x 7.9 cm)



Accession Number: 76.38

Image: 76.38_view1_SL1.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Green schist, matte polished surface in a good state of preservation. The goddess wears the double crown, a striated wig, a single uraeus, a tightly fitting sheath. Left hand holds an ankh sign. Back pillar is a truncated pyramid. Condition: Broken off diagonally from calf, below hem line, of left leg to the bottom of the skirt on the right leg. Nicks in right leg and in space between the legs of garment; chip missing from face at juncture of right eye, nose and cheek. Top of back pillar worn.

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