<em>Part from Shrine for a Divine Image</em>, ca. 664-342 B.C.E. Wood, glass, 15 15/16 x 9 1/4 in. (40.5 x 23.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.260E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.260E_wwgA-2.jpg)

Part from Shrine for a Divine Image

Medium: Wood, glass

Geograhical Locations:

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

Dimensions: 15 15/16 x 9 1/4 in. (40.5 x 23.5 cm)


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


Accession Number: 37.260E

Image: CUR.37.260E_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 to hold a "neb" basket, "wadjet" eye and "nefer" sign. Both the figures of the king and the goddess are inlaid with colored glass. The king's face is green. Part of a piece of furniture; probably part of an arm of a chair. Condition: Inlays missing.

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