Amulet of Bastet

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period to Saite Period, Dynas
1070–525 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 5.3 x 3 cm (2 1/16 x 1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.604

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience: blue-glaze; figure of Bastet broken at waist and lower part missing; arms broken off; glaze worn; surface chipped and battered; hole at back for suspension; incised hieroglyphics on back.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes