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Inlay plaque of Nephthys

Egyptian
Late Period
664–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 3 x 1.9 cm (1 3/16 x 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.546

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Unclassified

Opaque green glass inlay showing the goddess Nephthys kneeling, with her left hand on her thigh and right hand raised before her face in a gesture of mourning.

Provenance

By 1964: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1964: lent to the MFA by Mr. Mayer October 22, 1964; 1978: given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer