Votive Relief

Egyptian Maker
Ptolemaic Period (ca. 305-30 BC) Date:
Limestone Medium
3 H x 3 ¾ W x ¼ Diam. Dimensions
Gift of Heinrich Medicus Credit
2013.1.27 Accession number
This small square of limestone shows an image of a goddess. She wears a divine wig and headband but no crown to identify her.Such small carvings are known from a number of examples dating to late in Egyptian history.Some scholars have suggested they were used as sculptors' studies, while others believe they were used as temple offerings.
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