<em>Part from Shrine for a Divine Image</em>, ca. 664-342 B.C.E. Wood, glass, 14 3/16 x 9 1/4 in. (36 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.259E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.259E_wwgA-2.jpg)

Part from Shrine for a Divine Image

Medium: Wood, glass

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 664-342 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 14 3/16 x 9 1/4 in. (36 x 23.5 cm)


Museum Location: 19th Dynasty to Roman Period, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.259E

Image: CUR.37.259E_wwgA-2.jpg,West Wing gallery A-2 installation

Catalogue Description:
Wooden figure of a winged goddess who extends both wings before her (one upwards and one downwards). In the triangular space between the wings is a figure of a king kneeling with his arms raised. Both goddess and king are inlaid with colored glass. Part of a piece of furniture such as an arm of a chair. Condition: Top of goddess' head missing; king's arms and legs only partially preserved; many glass inlays missing.

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