<em>The Goddess Meret Shemau</em>, ca. 1514–1493 B.C.E. Limestone, 9 9/16 x 12 7/8 in. (24.3 x 32.7 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of the Ernest Erickson Foundation, Inc., 86.226.15. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 86.226.15_negA_bw_IMLS.jpg)

The Goddess Meret Shemau

Medium: Limestone

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1514–1493 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 9/16 x 12 7/8 in. (24.3 x 32.7 cm)


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


Accession Number: 86.226.15

Image: 86.226.15_negA_bw_IMLS.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Creamy white limestone fragment with bold relief representation of upper portion of a girl, facing right, with one arm stretched out (other arm not shown), inscription above (three hieroglyphs only). Condition: Fragmentary but sound. Formerly broken into at least five pieces and well mended; scratches.

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