Painted Figure of the Goddess Nephthys
- Medium: Wood, painted
- Geographical Location: Egypt
- Dates: ca. 664-30 B.C.E.
- Period: Late Period-Ptolemaic Period
- Dimensions: 16 in. (40.6 cm)
Base: 2 3/16 x 7 x 11 1/2 in. (5.6 x 17.8 x 29.2 cm)
Figure: 13 5/8 in. (34.6 cm)
- Collection: Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: Brooklyn Museum, BMA, EXHIBITION-3, ECAMEA-3G81
- Accession Number: 11.681
- Image: "West Wing gallery A-1 installation", CUR.11.681_wwgA-1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, Nov 30, 2004
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.