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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.

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