<em>The Goddess Bastet</em>, 305-30 B.C.E. Bronze, 3 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (8.4 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.376E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.376E_NegA_SL4.jpg)

The Goddess Bastet

Medium: Bronze

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:305-30 B.C.E.

Dimensions: 3 5/16 x 1 1/8 x 3/4 in. (8.4 x 2.9 x 1.9 cm) mount (display dimensions): 5 x 1 1/2 x 1 1/2 in. (12.7 x 3.8 x 3.8 cm)


Museum Location: Old Kingdom to 18th Dynasty, Egyptian Galleries, 3rd Floor


Accession Number: 37.376E

Image: 37.376E_NegA_SL4.jpg,unedited master file

Catalogue Description:
Bronze figure of a standing cat dress in a long skirt. In her right hand she holds, resting on her shoulder, a sistrum. In her left hand she holds a lioness-headed aegis to her chest. A basket is represented as suspended in the crook of her right arm. Condition: Solid cast. Surface has some pitting but is basically sound. Green-black patina.

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