Standing Bast Figure
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Late Dynastic Period to Ptolemaic Period
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Standing Bast Figure. Bronze, 3 3/8 x 1 1/4 in. (8.5 x 3.1 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.381. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.381_View1.jpg)
. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2014
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Small, standing bronze statuette of cat-headed Bast. Aegis held before body in left hand. Conventional type. No inscription.
Condition: Very heavily corroded with light green patina. Right arm missing. Right ear broken. Base chipped.
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