|EGYPTIAN BRONZE BASTET
The cat-headed goddess of joy and patroness of women, wearing a close fitting, long sheath and holding aegis, fragmentary sistrum, and a basket; on integral plinth.
Late Period 664-343 BC
H. 4 5/8 in. (11.8 cm.)
Ex Francois Antonovich, Paris, 1984; M.A. collection, New York, 1984-2014.