A Century of Collecting - Phoebe A. Hearst Museum of Anthropology


mummy case detail

The mummy case for the princess features her wearing a vulture cap believed to symbolize the vulture goddess Nekhbet, patron deity of Upper Egypt. It also has numerous images of protective winged deities, including a ram-headed god and three falcons. The sky goddess graces the underside. Peg Skorpinski photo