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Small Standing Statuette of Sakhmet

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Place Collected: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES 664-525 B.C.E., or later
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 13/16 x 5/8 x 1 9/16 in. (12.2 x 1.6 x 3.9 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.42
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Small Standing Statuette of Sakhmet, 664-525 B.C.E., or later. Bronze, 4 13/16 x 5/8 x 1 9/16 in. (12.2 x 1.6 x 3.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.42. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.08.480.42_NegC_print_bw.jpg)
    IMAGE back, CUR.08.480.42_NegC_print_bw.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Small, standing bronze statuette of Sakhmet. Conventional type with lion head surmounted by sun disk and uraeus. Left arm and leg extended. No inscription. Condition: Intact. Attributes missing from hands. Surface a dull black.
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