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Statuette of a Standing Bastet
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Statuette of a Standing Bastet


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Description Bastet, often represented with the head of a lion or a cat, was a goddess both of joy and pleasure and of warfare. Here, she holds a protective ritual instrument, an usekh-collar surmounted by a feline head with a sun-disk.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
9/17/1959Treatmentcleaned
8/19/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1913, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1913

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ca. 400-250 BC (Late Period-Greco-Roman)
Medium
bronze with gold inlay
(Metal)
Accession Number
54.408
Measurements
5 11/16 x 1 7/8 x 2 9/16 in. (14.4 x 4.7 x 6.5 cm); mount: 1 7/8 x 2 x 3 5/8 in. (4.8 x 5.1 x 9.3 cm)
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