AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE NEITH
PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF CAROL HARELL
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE NEITH

LATE PERIOD, 25TH-26TH DYNASTY, 747-525 B.C.

Details
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE NEITH
LATE PERIOD, 25TH-26TH DYNASTY, 747-525 B.C.
9 ½ in. (22.7 cm.) high
Provenance
Jay C. Leff (1925-2000), Pittsburgh.
Jay C. Leff; Near & Far Eastern Art, Parke-Bernet Galleries, New York, 9-10 May 1969, lot 87.
Literature
W.A. Fairservis, Exotic Art from Ancient and Primitive Civilizations: Collection of Jay C. Leff, Pittsburgh, 1959, no. 34.
J.F. Haskins & J.C. Leff, Near Eastern and Far Eastern Art from the Collection of Jay C. Leff, New York, 1965, no. 18.
Exhibited
Pittsburgh, Carnegie Institute, Exotic Art from Ancient and Primitive Civilizations: Collection of Jay C. Leff, 15 October 1959 - 3 January 1960.
New York, American Federation of Arts, Near Eastern and Far Eastern Art from the Collection of Jay C. Leff, October 1965-October 1967.

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Lot Essay

Neith was a multifaceted goddess who was associated with both war and hunting. As such, she was commonly depicted holding a bow, arrow or a scepter and wearing the Red Crown of Lower Egypt.

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