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Aegis amulet

Bronze aegis of Bastet, at top of the broad collar is the head of a lioness goddess either Bastet or Tefnut, crowned with disk and uraeus, and a head of Osiris(?) wearing a crown; below the broad collar hangs a piece shaped like a garment; on which is an incised border and figures of Bastet...

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Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

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Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets