Small Figure of the Goddess Maat Seated on s Stool
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26, or later
Late Period, Saite Period
3 1/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (7.8 x 2.2 x 3.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Bronze figure of a goddess wearing a lappet wig. The goddess is shown squatting and wearing an enveloping robe. She rests upon a four-legged platform which has a top edge in the form of a cavetto cornice. There is a hole in the top of her head which is almost certainly for the insertion of a representation of an ostrich feather.
Condition: Surface has brown/black patina. Features partially lost through pitting. Solid cast. Rough surface. Chip from one leg of platform due to modern drilling. Some lead salts appear along left flank of figure.
This item is not on view
Small Figure of the Goddess Maat Seated on s Stool, 664-525 B.C.E. Bronze, 3 1/16 x 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (7.8 x 2.2 x 3.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.542E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.542E_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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