Amulet of a Lion-Headed Goddess with Cat
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
ca. 1075-30 B.C.E.
Dynasty 26, or later
Third Intermediate Period or later
3 1/4 x 3/4 x 1 in. (8.2 x 2 x 2.5 cm) (show scale)
This item is not on view
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
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Amulet of a Lion-Headed Goddess with Cat, ca. 1075-30 B.C.E. Faience, 3 1/4 x 3/4 x 1 in. (8.2 x 2 x 2.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.977E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.977E_PS11.jpg)
overall, 37.977E_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2015
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Green-glazed faience figure of a lioness-headed goddess striding upon a rectangular base. A uraeus atop her head masks the front of an eyelet. A small cat is seated by her right foot.
Condition: Glaze devitrifying has caused opalescent quality. Broken at knees and repaired. Surface pitted.
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