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Egyptian Head of the Goddess Of War NEITH Statue Sculpture Figure 484–425 BC

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Seller: ancient-egyptian-antiques (140) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 162791018177 EGYPTIAN HEAD OF THE GODDESS OF WAR NEITH STATUE SCULPTURE FIGURE 484–425 BC The Goddess Neith Wears the Characteristic Lower Egyptian Crown. the Facial Traits Are Dominated by the Eyelids in Relief, the Small Nose, and the Faintly Smiling Mouth. the Ears Are Set Close to the Back of the Head. Neith the Egyptian Creator Goddess of War. in Her Role as a Warrior Goddess She Was Believed to Be the Consort of Set, the God of War and Hostility and the Mother of the Crocodile God Sobek, the Patron of the Egyptian Army and Royal Warriors. Neith Was Also a Goddess of Weaving, a Funerary Goddess, Being Linked to the Linen of Mummy Bandages Because She Was Associated with WeavingShe Was Believed to Be Self-Created and Representative of the Primordial Waters of Chaos and Is Linked with Set, the God of War and Hostility Who According to One Creation Myth Was Her Consort and Sobek the Crocodile God Was Their Offspring. in Another Myth Neith Was the Consort of Khnum the Creator Ram-Headed God of Fertility Whose Offspring Was Heka the God of Magic Who Together Formed the The Triad of Latopolis. for Additional Information Refer to the Triads of Egyptian Gods.(The Role of Neith) the Role and Duties of Neith Were:Warrior Goddess - as a Goddess of War Neith Was Believed to March into Battle Ahead of the SoldiersPatron of the MilitaryPatron of HuntersArbitrator During Military ConflictsHer Name Was Invoked in Ceremonies in Which Weapons Were ConsecratedGoddess of Weaving in Particular the Linen Used for Mummy BandagesFunerary Goddess and Protector of Duamutef, One of the Sons of Horus Who Featured on Canopic Jars(Neith the Funerary Goddess)Neith as a Funerary Goddess Was Concerned with the Magical Protection of the Body After Death. as the Goddess of Weaving in Particular the Linen Used for Mummy Bandages and Shrouds. the Bandages and Shrouds Were Considered Gifts of Neith by Which the Deceased Received Her Divine Power in the Wrappings of Mummies. Linen Was One of the First Fibers Used to Make Cloth. Linen Comes from the Flax Plant, a Tall, Reed-Like Plant, with Long Fibers Which Made Linen Easy to Spin into Thread. Neith Was Also the Powerful Protector of Duamutef, One of the Sons of Horus Who Featured on Canopic Jars. the Jackal-Headed Duamutef Protected the Stomach and the Upper Intestines of the Deceased.- Height: 4.92 Inch / 12.5 cm- Weight: 1850 gm Provenance:- I Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1979 As A Part Of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since Then.- I Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind- I Guarantee That the Item Will Be Shipped in a Legal Manner According to Your Country's Rules and Policies and That I Will Take Care That Any Necessary Permits Will Be Arranged- illustrated Certificate Of Ownership Which Contain All the Details Will Be Approved for Export and Import and It Will Be Shipped with the ObjectThis illustrated Certificate of Ownership Which Will Be Approved for Export and Import Contain:- The Place and the Date of Sale Between the Previous and Current Owner- Name & Hand-Signature of the Previous Owner- Name & Hand-Signature of the Current Owner- Previous & Current Owner Addresses / Contact Information- Object Name- Object Condition- Object Dimensions- Object Country / City of Origin Condition: Head of the Goddess Of War NEITH Head As Shown In Pictures, Material: Stone, Provenance: Ownership History Available, Item Name: Goddess Of War NEITH HEAD STATUE SCILPTURE FIGURE

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