Amulet of a Striding Lion-Headed Goddess
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-30 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period or later
overall: 2 3/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (7 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm)
mount (display dims when mounted; Divine Felines-2015): 3 7/8 x 1/2 x 1 in. (9.8 x 1.3 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
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Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet of a Striding Lion-Headed Goddess, ca. 1075-30 B.C.E. Faience, overall: 2 3/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (7 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.931E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.931E_front_PS9.jpg)
front, 37.931E_front_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Glazed faience figure of a lioness-headed goddess, Bastet. Her right hand is held at her side: her left hand holds a wadjet eye. A pointed back pillar is inscribed.
Condition: Green glaze now lost. Back pillar pitted.
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