Large Faience Amulet of the Seated Goddess Sekhmet

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Third Intermediate Period, 21st or 22nd Dynasty, 1085-713 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 6.3 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1306
Provenance: French private collection Claude and Jeanine Verité.
Condition: Intact
Description: Large and very finely worked out faience amulet of the lion-headed goddess Sekhmet. The goddess seated on a throne with a low back rest, the outer sides of the throne are worked out in the open-work technique. Depicted is the figure of the snake-headed god Nehebkau and a djed pillar. Sekhmet herself wears a tripartite wig and a form-fitting gown. She holds a sistrum in her right hand, supported on her lap. Mounted.