About this object

Blue glazed faience amuletic figure of Bastet as a lioness-headed figure clasping a sistrum and seated upon a throne with open-work representations of Neheb-kau on the sides; suspension ring at the back of the head. Compare with British Museum EA 64586 (Carol Andrews, 'Amulets of Ancient Egypt',1994, p.34).

Object specifics

  • Type
  • Culture
    Third Intermediate Period
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1069 BC - 747 BC about
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    World Museum, Level 1, Treasure House Theatre
  • Acquisition
    Gift of E. Timperley
  • Collector
    E Timperley
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1957 before
  • Measurements
    62 mm x 18 mm x 34 mm
  • Related people
    E Timperley ( Collector, previous owner)


Previous owners

  • E Timperley

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Purchased
    Owned until: 1957
    Disposal method: Donation
Object view = Humanities
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