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Object Number: 29-70-695
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Surface
Period: Late Period
Date Made: 664-332 BC
Early Date: -664
Late Date: -332
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Bronze
Iconography:Bastet
Aegis
Width: 4cm
Depth: 4cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt, 1915-1920
Other NumberM6620 - Field No SF

Description

Small bronze votive figurine showing Bastet wearing a short-sleeved, tight-fitting dress decorated with cross-hatched pattern. She carries an aegis in her left hand. The right hand is missing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 132/6.34bView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 62-63View Objects cited in this Publication

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