Amulet of a Striding Lion-Headed Goddess
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-30 B.C.E.
Third Intermediate Period or later
2 3/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (5.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Faience amulet in the form of a standing lioness-headed goddess. Atop her head is an eyelet the front of which is a representation of a serpent. The entire figure was glazed white with the exception of the base and uraeus. Yellow glaze has also spilled over onto the areas adjacent to the base and uraeus.
Condition: Some superficial pitting, and dirt on the right side continues around to back. Otherwise good.
This item is not on view
Amulet of a Striding Lion-Headed Goddess, ca. 1075-30 B.C.E. Faience, 2 3/16 x 9/16 x 9/16 in. (5.5 x 1.5 x 1.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.930E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.930E_PS9.jpg)
overall, 37.930E_PS9.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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