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Egypt Picture - Winged Goddess


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Winged Goddess


CG 38891 Cairo Antiquity Museum


Material: Bronze
Size: Height: 42 cm; Width: 10 cm; Depth 15 cm
Location: Saqqara, the Serapeum
Period: Late Period (664-324)

From Egypt's late period, this winged goddess is unidentifiable. During this period, a number of different goddesses could appear with horns and the solar disk as a crown. However, her wings probably suggest that she was a protector goddess, and may have been a part of a set of statues.

Winged Goddess

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