Bronze statuette of Neith

Egyptian
Late or Greco-Roman Period
760–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.585

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze statuette of Neith. She wears the crown of Northern Egypt and a close-fitting dress reaching nearly to the ankles. The feet are broken off and missing. There is an incised representation of a necklace around the neck. She probably held a bow and arrows. The surface is corroded.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson