Exquisite Egyptian Faience Amulet of a Lion-Headed Goddess

GBP 1,950.00

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Object Description

An incredibly fine Ancient Egyptian amulet of the lion-headed goddess in turquoise-coloured faience. She is represented as a woman, seated on a throne with moulded decoration on the sides. Her long hair is divided by the shoulders and she wears a full-length dress. She is holding a sistrum on her knees, which is picked out in black faience. There is a suspension loop at the back, behind the ears.

Date: Circa 715-332 BC
Period: Late Dynastic Period

Object Literature

For a similar item, The Metropolitan Museum, accession number 26.7.868.

Object Condition

Very fine condition; complete and intact; very minor chip to one elbow; a few accretions.

Object Details

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  • dimensions
    H:5.8 centimeters

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Dealer Location

The Gallery
Trent Park Equestrian Centre
Eastpole Farm House, Bramley Road
Oakwood, N14 4UW, United Kingdom

St James's Ancient Art
10 Charles II Street, Ground Floor
St James

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