Description 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.
|1/01/1998||Treatment||cleaned; loss compensation|
|7/07/1998||Treatment||cleaned; technical study|
|7/10/1998||Examination||technical study; cleaned|
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1924 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1924
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