View 1 of Lot 38. An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Lion-Headed Goddess, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C..
View 1 of Lot 38. An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Lion-Headed Goddess, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C..
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An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Lion-Headed Goddess, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Lion-Headed Goddess, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Lion-Headed Goddess, 26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

27,720

GBP

An Egyptian Bronze Figure of a Lion-Headed Goddess

26th Dynasty, 664-525 B.C.


enthroned with her right hand resting by her knee and formerly holding an implement in her left hand, and wearing a long close-fitting dress and striated tripartite wig surmounted by a uraeus and sun disk, the throne engraved on the back with a vulture above papyrus and lotus flowers, on one side with a falcon-headed god making an offering, a cartouche of Apries behind him, and on the other side with a king making an offering.

Height 25 cm.

J. Allison, Geneva (Sotheby’s, London, December 8th, 1986, no. 175, illus.)
Bonhams, London, The Geddes collection, October 15th, 2008, no. 77, illus.
Christian MacCann Auctions, Melbourne, 2017
acquired at the above sale