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Seated Bastet


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Description The lion-headed cat-goddess Bastet, daughter of the sun god, holds a sistrum-a rattle used in rituals.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
7/23/1959Treatmentcleaned
7/30/1998Examinationexamined for condition
4/30/2003Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Faience: The Colors of the Heavens. The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore; The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore. 2003-2004.
Provenance Sheikh Ismael [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1930 [mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1930

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Period
1070-730 BC (Third Intermediate Period)
Medium
Egyptian faience with blue-green glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1542
Measurements
H: 2 1/8 x W: 7/16 x D: 1 1/16 in. (5.38 x 1.16 x 2.62 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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