Statuette of Nephthys
Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7757 A
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Fragments of a decayed wooden statuette of Nephthys kneeling in the pose of a mourner. The upper body and head are intact. The headdress as well as five arm fragments are seperate. There are numerous other larger fragments, at least three of which join. The larger pieces form the base and the hips and legs of the figure. Compare the pose of a parallel wooden figure of Isis 72.4127.
From Egypt, Giza pit G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) room 4. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston 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