London, South Kensington
13 May 2003
AN EGYPTIAN GREEN GLAZED COMPOSITION LION-HEADED AMULET
THIRD INTERMEDIATE PERIOD (1069-702 B.C.)
The striding lion-headed goddess with arms down by her side, surmounted by a uraeus, suspension loop behind, the inscribed back pillar with "Recitation by Bastet", mounted; and a bronze figure of an ibis, standing, suspension loop on its back, beak resting on Hathor-headed column, on integral base, mounted, Late Period (664-332 B.C.)
2 7/8 in. (7.4 cm.) and 1½ in. (3.8 cm.) high respectively (2)
Acquired in the late 1950s or early 1960s, Drury Lane, London.
See illustration on page 173 for item two.
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