Figure of Sekhmet Seated
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (possibly)
3 7/8 x 1 x 1 9/16 in. (9.9 x 2.5 x 4 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Figure of Sekhmet Seated, 305-30 B.C.E. Faience, 3 7/8 x 1 x 1 9/16 in. (9.9 x 2.5 x 4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.944E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.944E_front_PS2.jpg)
front, 37.944E_front_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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Pale blue-glazed faience figure of a lioness-headed goddess. She is seated upon a throne the sides of which are decorated with an overlapping scale-like feather pattern. Her right hand is upon her knees; her left hand holds a lotus to her chest. She is crowned with solar disk and uraeus.
Condition: Left side of figure broken away. Rear bears kiln rock marks. Chip in rear of sun disk.
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