Mummy trappings kneeling goddess
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A, Room X, body debris, Tomb of Kheper-Ra
Overall: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Silver sheeting with gold foil
Not On View
Gilded sheet silver figure of kneeling goddess (Isis or Nephthys; crown is indistinct). In nine pieces, incomplete. Some fragments adhered to a substance like bitumen.
From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room X, debris around body. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition