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Head of a goddess, probably Mut, for attachment to a processional barque (?)

Period: Third Intermediate Period–Kushite Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 25
Date: ca. 700 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt
Medium: cupreous alloy, gold leaf, formerly inlaid
Dimensions: H. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in); H. of face (forehead to chin) 5.2 cm (2 in); H. of modius 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in); depth 14 cm total (5 1/2 in) including 2.5 cm (1 in) of perpendicular attachment element extending beyond headdress
Credit Line: Purchase, Liana Weindling Gift, in memory of her mother, 2008
Accession Number: 2008.353

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