London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE COW-HEADED SEATED FIGURE
4TH-2ND CENTURY B.C.
Of the goddess Hesat, wearing sun disc and uraeus between cow's horns, holding an ankh-sign in her right-hand
8¼ in. (21 cm.) high
Formerly in the Maurice Nahman collection (1868-1948).
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Cf. Exhibition catalogue, Reflets du divin, Geneva, 2001, p. 106, no. 93 for similar.
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