London, South Kensington
25 April 2001
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF THE GODDESS MUT
LATE PERIOD, CIRCA 6TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
The standing goddess wearing a vulture headdress surmounted by the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, with a chased beaded collar and wearing an ankle-length garment, mounted; and a bronze Oxyrhynchus fish wearing a crown comprising a uraeus and sun-disc mounted between two horns, fin attached to rectangular base, base chipped, circa 4th-2nd Century B.C.
4¾ in. (12.2 cm.) high and 3½ in. (9 cm.) long respectively (2)
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