An Egyptian glazed composition bust of Sekhmet
Lot 384
An Egyptian glazed composition bust of Sekhmet
Sold for £500 (US$ 840) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
An Egyptian glazed composition bust of Sekhmet
Late Period, circa 664-30 B.C.
The lion-headed goddess with incised facial features, wearing a striped tripartite wig, a dowel hole for the now missing headdress, some polychrome remaining, the back pillar with hieroglyphs saying 'Words spoken by Sekhmet', 2¾in (7cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    French private collection, Paris, acquired in the 1970s.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
    Specialist - Antiquities
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