Feline Amulet


Mould-made faience amulet in the shape of the goddess Sekhmet or Bastet, wearing a solar disc. Pierced for suspension. Once thought to be coloured to imitate bronze. Found in east gap (35). CONDITION NOTE (1998): Chipped, worn, surface dirt. From the Egypt Exploration Fund 1884 excavations at Tanis (San el-Hagar), directed by William Flinders Petrie; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.