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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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Provenance

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

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–332 B.C.

Accession Number

12.606

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets