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Amulet of the Goddess Ma'at

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Feldspar
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 332-31 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 1/2 × 11/16 × 9/16 in. (3.8 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.108
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amulet of the Goddess Ma'at, 332-31 B.C.E. Feldspar, 1 1/2 × 11/16 × 9/16 in. (3.8 × 1.8 × 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.108. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.108_NegA_print_bw.jpg)
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small green feldspar figure of a seated, mummiform woman, probably Maat. Wig with two strips hanging down to breast. Small base. Back of figure inscribed with incised Greek letters. Not pierced.
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