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Wooden statue of Meretseger

Wooden statue of Meretseger

Finely hand-carved wooden figurine of the Egyptian goddess Meretseger on a base. She has the body of a cobra and the head of a woman, her name means "she who loves silence". An animal with a human head was common in ancient Egypt. Meretseger guarded the Valley of the Kings and the village of craftsmen who worked there.


Material: wood


Dimensions: H 23 cm


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