Statuette of Taweret

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 12.5 x 3.75 x 3.5 cm (4 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.2252

Medium or Technique

Faience

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Taweret standing and resting her paws on a sa sign, for protection. Light blue faience, with wig in dark blue faience. Much of the color now missing.

Provenance

By 1934: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1934: Lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1964: Given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer.
(Accession Date: December 21, 1964)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer