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Amulet of Lion-Head Goddess Crouching

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Faience
  • Place Collected: Egypt
  • DATES ca. 1075-30 B.C.E.
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period or later
    DIMENSIONS 2 1/16 x 1 in. (5.3 x 2.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    ACCESSION NUMBER 08.480.118
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Amulet of Lion-Head Goddess Crouching, ca. 1075-30 B.C.E. Faience, 2 1/16 x 1 in. (5.3 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 08.480.118. Creative Commons-BY
    IMAGE front, 08.480.118_front_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Green faience figure of Sakhmet, seated on small flight of steps. Lion head, hands resting on knees. Small cushion under body. Originally supplied with loop on back of head. Condition: Poor. Glaze almost entirely worn off. Loop and left ear missing.
    RECORD COMPLETENESS Good (75%)
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