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Egyptian - Fragment of a Goddess - Walters 22352 - Three Quarter Right

Egyptian - Fragment of a Goddess - Walters 22352 - Three Quarter Right

 
 
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Egyptians prized lapis lazuli, acquired through trade with Afghanistan, for use in jewelry and small sculpture. This small fragment of a statuette most likely represents a goddess, possibly Maat, the goddess of order and justice. Her face and long wig are well preserved.

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Walters Art Museum
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