<em>Lion-headed Goddess</em>, 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)

Lion-headed Goddess

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:664-332 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 9 3/16 x 1 13/16 x 2 9/16 in. (23.3 x 4.6 x 6.5 cm)



Accession Number: 08.480.29

Image: CUR.08.480.29_divinefelines_2013.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
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.

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