<em>Head and Bust of Neith</em>. Bronze, 3 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (9.3 x 3.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.382. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.382_print_NegA_bw.jpg)

Head and Bust of Neith

Medium: Bronze

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Dimensions: 3 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (9.3 x 3.5 cm)


Accession Number: 16.382

Image: CUR.16.382_print_NegA_bw.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Head and bust from a statuette of the goddess Neith, wearing the Red Crown and an incised necklace. Hollow cast. Either cast as a separate unit or an ancient miscasting. Heavily corroded with pale green patina. Fair workmanship. Condition: Broken at waist, exposing core. Hole on left side of head, and another near right breast. Arms, which were made separately, missing. A dowel on one side and a hole on the other side shows how they were attached.

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