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Statuette of Taweret

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Statuette of Taweret standing and resting her paws on a sa sign, for protection. Light blue faience, with wig in dark blue faience. Much of the color now missing.

Provenance

By 1934: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1934: Lent to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1964: Given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer. (Accession Date: December 21, 1964)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 12.5 x 3.75 x 3.5 cm (4 15/16 x 1 1/2 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

64.2252

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture