THE PROPERTY FROM A GENTLEMAN'S COLLECTION
DYNASTY XXI-XXVI, 1070-525 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF SEKHMET
Dynasty XXI-XXVI, 1070-525 B.C.
The lion-headed goddess enthroned on a low-backed, cube-shaped throne, its sides decorated with a feather pattern, on an integral plinth, wearing a tightly-fitted sheath, her head adorned with a tripartite wig surmounted by a uraeus-fronted solar disk, her fisted palms once holding now-missing attributes, the ensemble originally forming the front of a shrine to which the figure was once attached
8 11/16 in. (22.1 cm) high
Galerie Orient-Occident, Paris