27 October 2004
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE STATUE OF BASTET
CIRCA 6TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
The cat-headed goddess with incised scarab between her pointed ears, she stands alert wearing a short-sleeved tightly-fitting long garment decorated with striped and criss-crossed panels, holding a cat-headed aegis in her left hand, mounted
4¾ in. (12.3 cm.) high
Formerly in a late 19th/early 20th Century English private collection.
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