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Amulet of Bastet

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Faience: blue-glaze; figure of Bastet broken at waist and lower part missing; arms broken off; glaze worn; surface chipped and battered; hole at back for suspension; incised hieroglyphics on back.

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, Third Intermediate Period to Saite Period, Dynas, 1070–525 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 5.3 x 3 cm (2 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.604

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets