18 October 2005
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF THE GODDESS MUT
LATE PERIOD, 6TH-4TH CENTURY B.C.
The standing goddess wearing a long close-fitting dress with bands crossing between her breasts, with bracelets and armlets, striated tripartite wig, vulture headdress and the crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, traces of gilding to her eyes, her hands held by her sides, mounted
6½ in. (16.5 cm.) high
Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959); acquired in 1933 from Dr Hartmann, Cairo.
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