An Egyptian turquoise glazed composition amulet of Sekhmet
Lot 11*
An Egyptian turquoise glazed composition amulet of Sekhmet
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An Egyptian turquoise glazed composition amulet of Sekhmet
Third Intermediate Period, circa 1069-702 B.C.
The lion-headed goddess, with her left leg advanced and carrying a papyrus sceptre, a vertical column of hieroglyphs down the back pillar reading, 'I am Bastet', 3¾in (9.5cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    Private collection.
    With C. Dikran Kelekian, Ancient Arts, New York, 1966.
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