miércoles, 15 de febrero de 2017

Turquoise glass of a kneeling mourning goddess

Turquoise glass of a kneeling mourning goddess, possibly Isis or Nephthys. She is wearing a short wig, her right hand is raised to her head in a mourning gesture and her left hand is holding a shen, symbol of eternity. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian Date/Period: New Kingdom, 18th or ealry 19th dynasty, c. 1300 BC. Material Size: Glass H=6cm W=4cm. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/ Christie's, London. Location: 36

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