Aegis of Bastet

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 10.5 x 9.7 cm (4 1/8 x 3 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

18.575

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze aegis (shield) of Bastet. The shield has a head of cat on the top wearing a uraeus and disc. There are two suspension loops at the back, lower part.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson