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Accession_Number E.63.7
adlib_title Egyptian figurine
Shape Figurine
Shape_description
Material Faience
Fabric Egyptian
Fabric_description
Munsell_color
Decoration Light blue figure of Sakhmet (lion-headed goddess, wife of Ptah). Behind the head is a hole for threading. The figure has the left arm folded over the stomach and is apparently wearing a skirt.
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Condition Intact and complete. Some amount of blue glaze has rubbed off, and a small amount of white deposit can be found on the mid-rif.
Technique/Style
Provenance Medum
Period 3rd Intermediate Period: 22 dynasty
Date 945-712
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Attribution
Image
2002.98.0927.jpg
2002.98.0927.jpg
Front view of a light blue figure of Sakhmet (lion-headed goddess, wife of Ptah).
2002.98.0937.jpg
2002.98.0937.jpg
Side view of a light blue figure of Sakhmet (lion-headed goddess, wife of Ptah).
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Height 4.2
Diameters 1.0
Handle_height
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Location Myth and religion
Edited_by Leigh; Kinsey
Date_edited 20/9/02; 11.01.2006
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