Description The motif of a female figure in an Egyptian-style shrine probably derives from New Kingdom representations of naked women lying on beds. They were associated with fertility, as well as with protection for the mother and child.
|7/21/1998||Examination||examined for condition|
- Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
- Daily Magic in Ancient Egypt. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2006-2007.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters
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