<em>Amulet of a Striding Lion-Headed Goddess</em>, ca. 1075-30 B.C.E. Faience, overall: 2 3/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (7 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.931E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.931E_front_PS9.jpg)

Amulet of a Striding Lion-Headed Goddess

Medium: Faience

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:ca. 1075-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: overall: 2 3/4 x 3/4 x 7/8 in. (7 x 1.9 x 2.2 cm) mount (display dims when mounted; Divine Felines-2015): 3 7/8 x 1/2 x 1 in. (9.8 x 1.3 x 2.5 cm)



Accession Number: 37.931E

Image: 37.931E_front_PS9.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Glazed faience figure of a lioness-headed goddess, Bastet. Her right hand is held at her side: her left hand holds a wadjet eye. A pointed back pillar is inscribed. Condition: Green glaze now lost. Back pillar pitted.

Brooklyn Museum