Egypt, Dynasty XXII, ca. 900 BC
Height: 10,3 cm
A rare and important figurine of Bastet holding a lotus-bud staff topped by two plumes. An inscription on the back pillar reads: “Bastet the great, arbitress of Bubastis, eye of Re, mistress of the gods”.
Condition: Very finely carved. Visibly missing parts. Torso and inscription very well preserved.
Provenance: Swiss private collection.
Item reference: EG1268