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Statuette of Bastet

Bastet. Striding figure holding aegis in left hand, right arm advanced. Left foot and base missing. Incised dress.

Provenance

By 1940: Mrs. John C. Phillips Collection; 1940: lent by Mrs. John C. Phillips; 1955: lent by John C. Jr. and Arthur H. Phillips; 1959: given by Arthur H. Phillips to the MFA. (Accession Date: June 9, 1959)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur H. Phillips

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 26 or later, 664–30 B.C.

Accession Number

59.408

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture