Inv. n°: MMoCA300

Egyptian Bronze Statuette of Neith Enthroned

The divine protectress with her hands in her lap in an Egyptian gesture of strength. She wears the Red Crown and a long closely fitting sheath.

h. 17.4 x w. 3.4 cm

Saite Period, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 BC

Bronze

Provenance

  • Ex John Biaggi collection, Irvington, New York, Invalid date, This collection was assembled in the 1950s by Biaggi's grandfather, Leo Biaggi (1907-1979), who was based in Bogliasco, Italy.
  • Acquired at Royal-Athena Galleries, New York, 24th June 2009, BJO601

Publications

  • P. Clayton, "Ancient Egypt" in M. Merrony (ed.), Mougins Museum of Classical Art, France, 2011, p. 44, fig. 17
  • M. Merrony, Musée d’Art Classique de Mougins. La Collection Famille Levett, France, 2012, p. 23
  • Ville de Mougins, "Le MACM rayonne à l'international", Mougins Infos, France, Invalid date, no. 2, pp. 42-45

Exhibitions

  • Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011

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