Seated bronze figure of the goddess Maat, wearing a tripartite wig, seated on an
Seated bronze figure of the goddess Maat, wearing a tripartite wig, seated on an openwork throne of winged uraei and Hathor heads. The ostrich feather adorning her head is the feather of Truth, against which the heart of the deceased is weighed on death. Maat personified truth and justice. Country of Origin: Egypt. Culture: Ancient Egyptian. Date/Period: 21st/22nd Dynasty. c.1069-715 BC. Material Size: bronze, h = 25.4 cms. Credit Line: Werner Forman Archive/Sold at Christie's, 1998 . Location: 49.
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