Seller: explorerancientart (165) 100%, Location: New York, New York, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 132018907200 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN AMULET OF BASTET Click on these links to view larger photos: 1-2-3-4 Blue-green Egyptian amulet of the goddess Bastet, protector deity represented as a cat-headed goddess, she is holding a sistrum (a musical instrument like a rattle). Seated on a throne that is decorated with the depictions of a snake god (called Nehebkau). Open work between the legs and the throne, between the arms and body, between the head and sistrum and in the sistrum. Third Intermediate Period, 1070-664 B.C. From a North Carolina estate. One ear and suspension loop restored. The lioness Sekhmet and the cat Bastet were regarded as being the wild and tame aspects, respectively, of the same unpredictable goddess. Free US Postal Service worldwide shipping. FEDEX at an additional fee. Check my website address on my About Me page. All items are guaranteed genuine and available for inspection at the Showplace Antique Center, 40 West 25th Street, Gallery # 115, NYC. Custom listed using TROCADERO's automated HTML and Picture Hosting tools.