Piânkhi Goddess Bastet

Piânkhi Goddess Bastet

A standing figure of the goddess Bastet with a lion's head and inset eyes. Observation of the Nile's annual cycle floods and droughts gave rise to the ancient Egyptian myth of the goddess Bastet, which tells that Ra's daughter, the Eye of the Sun, flew into a rage, turned into a lioness and fled to Nubia. ...
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Dimensions :
H. 26 L. 7 P. 9 cm
Museum :
Musée du Louvre
Material :
Maintenance :
Ne pas exposer à une source de chaleur directe. Nettoyage : chiffon doux et sec
Themes :
Middle East, Animals, Mythology
Art movement :
Egyptian Antiquities
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