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Statuette of Neith

Neith was most often depicted anthropomorphically and wearing the Crown of Lower (northern) Egypt, of which she was the divine protectress. She was one of the few goddesses, as opposed to gods, who came to be considered a Creator deity.

Catalogue Description:
Bronze figure of Neith striding upon a rectangular base. The goddess has her left arm extended to hold (the hand is pierced) a now missing staff (or bow). The eyes are gilded. On the base is an incised inscription giving a genealogy. Condition: Most of black/green patina has been cleaned off. Remains of stave and scepter in hands.


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