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Statuette of Nut

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The godess Nut, with winged arms, and right foot advanced, stands with her hand on the shoulders of a small Osiris figure, which, standing before her, wears the white crown and plumes. Both wear necklaces, and Osiris has a beard, and is (as usual) mummiform. The surface of the piece is much...

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Provenance

Findspot Information: Karnak: foundation deposit. (Bought in Cairo by the donor.)

Credit Line

Gift of Talbot Aldrich

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19–20, 1295–1070 B.C.

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: height .196

Accession Number

07.79

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Foundation deposits