A BRONZE SEATED FIGURE OF THE GODDESS SEKHMET
CIRCA 4TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
The lion-headed goddess wearing sun disc with uraeus and tripartite wig, traces of gilding around the eyes, she wears a broad collar, arm and wrist bands, with narrow strapped, high waisted long dress, her right clenched fist resting on her lap, her left clenched fist upraised (sceptre missing), the sides of her throne chased with an imbricated feather pattern and a sma (unification) sign, the back chased with a figure of Re-Harakhti falcon standing on a dais flanked by papyrus stems, on a giallo antico rectangular mount
16 in. (42 cm.) high