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EGYPTIAN BRONZE PRIESTESS OF BASTET

Bastet was a goddess of joy and the patroness of women. Holding sistrum and aegis; basket on arm. Rare early type.

XXIInd Dynasty, ca. 945-715 BC

H. 3 5/8 in. (9.2 cm.)

Ex French collection; R.K. collection, Tecumseh, Michigan, acquired from Royal-Athena in January 1989.

Published: J. Eisenberg, The Age of Cleopatra (1988), no. 55.

On loan to Picker Art Gallery, Colgate Univ.; Fitchburg Art Museum - 1990-2016.

KRR1701C
$22,500


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