Bronze Bastet figurine

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7924 D, Chamber Debris

Dimensions

Height: 10.2 cm (4 in.)

Accession Number

31.868

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze Bastet figurine. The figure is striding, holding an aegis with her left hand and a basket on her left arm. She is standing on a hollow base. The bottom of the base is missing. The figure is badly corroded. The details are worn. The right arm and right lower leg are missing. Treated by Mr. Young in 1949.

Provenance

Findspot Information: From Giza: G 7924D (debris of chamber) / Exp.Ph.A6559

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition