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A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN FAIENCE WINGS OF NUT
A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN FAIENCE WINGS OF NUT

LATE NEW KINGDOM-THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XIX-XXI, CIRCA 1292-945 B.C.

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A PAIR OF EGYPTIAN FAIENCE WINGS OF NUT
LATE NEW KINGDOM-THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XIX-XXI, CIRCA 1292-945 B.C.
Each with three tiers of feathers, with details in dark blue, each wing surmounted by goddess' arm, pierced for attachment
3 7/8 in. (9.9 cm.) long each
Provenance
Viktor Benedict (1842-1922) collection, Poland.
Private collection, U.K.; thence by descent.

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For similar, cf. S. Spurr et al., Egyptian Art at Eton College, New York, 1999, p. 42, no. 63.

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