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Mummy trappings kneeling goddess

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Gilded sheet silver figure of kneeling goddess (Isis or Nephthys; crown is indistinct). In nine pieces, incomplete. Some fragments adhered to a substance like bitumen.


From Egypt, Giza: G 7757 A, (tomb of Kheperre) Room X, debris around body. 1929: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26, reign of Amasis, 570–526 B.C.


Giza, Egypt


Overall: 12.2 cm (4 13/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silver sheeting with gold foil


The Ancient World


Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings