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Egypt – Late Dynastic Period, 26th Dynasty, 570-526 B.C.
This top of this naos sistrum is very finely incised and shows a vulture representing the goddess Nekhbet wrapping her wings in a protective posture around the figure seated in front of her. She is sitting on the upper part of the shrine which was the part where the disks were fitted to make a rusteling sound when rattled.
Provenance: Ancienne collection particulière Mme Harry Thayer, don au Boston College Museum, USA en 1954.
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Condition: No restoration, Custom made stand
References: Anderson, Musical Instruments, Catalogue of the Egypt. Antiquities in the British Museum 1976
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