Egypt Picture - Statuette of Neferterm

Statuette of Neferterm

CG 38076 Cairo Antiquity Museum

Material: Bronze
Size: Height: 41.5 cm; Width: 6.5 cm; Depth 13.5 cm
Location: Saqqara, the Serapeum
Period: Late Period (664-324)

IA very fine bronze statue of the god Nefertem, depicting him with his left leg striding forward. He wears a striped shendyt kilt and striated wig surmounted by a uraeu.

He has a complex headdress consisting of a large lotus flower from which emerges two long plumes, shown in profile.

Statuette of Nefertem

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