(Statue of a) Priestess of the Goddess Bastet
This statue represents a woman associated with the worship of the goddess Bastet. In her right hand she once held a sistrum, used in certain rituals for Bastet as well as other goddesses.
- Medium: Silver with mixture of copper
- Place Made: Egypt
- Dates: ca. 664-332 B.C.E.
- Dynasty: XXVI Dynasty - XXXI Dynasty
- Period: Late Period
- Dimensions: 4 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (12.1 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm) (show scale)
- Collections:Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
- Museum Location: This item is on view in Egypt Reborn: Art for Eternity, Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor
- Accession Number: 37.402E
- Credit Line: Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
- Rights Statement: Creative Commons-BY
- Caption: (Statue of a) Priestess of the Goddess Bastet, ca. 664-332 B.C.E. Silver with mixture of copper, 4 3/4 x 1 7/16 x 1 5/16 in. (12.1 x 3.6 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.402E. Creative Commons-BY
- Record Completeness: Good (67%)