Description The goddess Neith was worshipped in Egypt from the beginning of the 3rd millennium BC. Her main place of worship was in Saïs, in the eastern delta of Egypt. As a lower Egyptian goddess, she is normally equipped with the "red crown." Her eyes, brows, and collar are inlayed with gold and electrum. Her pierced hands once held scepters.
- Egypt’s Mysterious Book of the Faiyum. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2013-2014.
Provenance William T. / Henry Walters Collection, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by William T. or Henry Walters
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