Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Dynasty 26 to Dynasty 31
9 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 9/16 in. (23.3 x 4.6 x 6.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Standing bronze statuette of Sakhmet. Conventional type with sun disk and uraeus surmounting her lion head. Left arm advanced clasping large lotus flower. Right hand clasps fragment of an object, now broken, probably an ankh. Left leg advanced. No inscription.
Condition: Good. Attribute missing from right hand. Surface mostly a dull black.
This item is not on view
Lion-headed Goddess, 664-332 B.C.E. Bronze, 9 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 9/16 in. (23.3 x 4.6 x 6.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.29. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.29_divinefelines_2013.jpg)
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