Statue of Tutu

Statue of Tutu
Limestone; L. 35.6 cm; W. 12.1 cm; H. 21.1 cm
Egypt; 300–150 BCE
Theodore M. Davis Collection, Bequest of Theodore M. Davis; The Metropolitan Museum of Art: 30.8.71
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The god Tutu became part of the Egyptian pantheon only during the Persian domination. He was later embraced by the Ptolemies for his iconography, one that could easily resonate among the newly immigrated Greek audience in Egypt.

Egyptian sculpture of the late period, 700 B.C. to A.D.100. The Brooklyn Museum, New York 1960. 162, no.125.