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Statuette of Bastet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26 or later
664–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 19.1 x 5.3 x 5.2 cm (7 1/2 x 2 1/16 x 2 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

59.408

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bastet. Striding figure holding aegis in left hand, right arm advanced. Left foot and base missing. Incised dress.

Provenance

By 1940: Mrs. John C. Phillips Collection; 1940: lent by Mrs. John C. Phillips; 1955: lent by John C. Jr. and Arthur H. Phillips; 1959: given by Arthur H. Phillips to the MFA.
(Accession Date: June 9, 1959)

Credit Line

Gift of Arthur H. Phillips