Medium: Wood, painted
Dates:ca. 664-30 B.C.E.
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)
Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Accession Number: 11.681
Image: CUR.11.681_wwgA-1.jpg,West Wing gallery A-1 installation
Catalogue Description: 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.