<em>The Goddess Neith</em>, ca. 380-30 B.C.E. or later. Bronze, electrum, 12 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (31.4 x 12.1 x 6.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.357E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.37.357E_wwg8.jpg)

The Goddess Neith

Medium: Bronze, electrum

Dates:ca. 380-30 B.C.E. or later

Dimensions: 12 3/8 x 4 3/4 x 2 5/8 in. (31.4 x 12.1 x 6.7 cm) mount (display dimensions): 14 x 3 x 4 in. (35.6 x 7.6 x 10.2 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.357E

Image: CUR.37.357E_wwg8.jpg,West Wing gallery 8 installation

Catalogue Description:
Bronze figure of Neith striding upon a rectangular base. The goddess has her left arm extended to hold (the hand is pierced) a now missing staff (or bow). The eyes are gilded. On the base is an incised inscription giving a genealogy. Condition: Most of black/green patina has been cleaned off. Remains of stave and scepter in hands.

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