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Head of Bastet from a menat (beaded necklace with counterpoise)

Head of Bastet from a menat (beaded necklace with counterpoise)

2nd-1st century B.C.

5 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 1/4 in. (14 x 5.7 x 0.6 cm)
Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection
Provenance: [Mathias Komor, New York, New York]; purchased by Seattle Art Museum (with funds from Eugene Fuller Memorial Collection), March 1968
Now on view at the Seattle Art Museum


Exhibition HistorySeattle, Washington, Seattle Art Museum, Is Egyptian Art African?, June 2, 1998 - July 30, 1999

Columbia, Missouri, Museum of Art and Archaeology, University of Missouri, "Egyptian Art Under The Greeks and Romans: 332 B.C. - A.D. 330", Sept. 25 - Nov. 15, 1987. (09/25/1987 - 11/15/1987)
Published ReferencesTeeter, Emily, Egyptian Art in the Collection of the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA: Seattle Art Museum, 1988, no. 13, p. 22

Teeter, Emily, The Egyptian Collection of the Seattle Art Museum, in KMT: A Modern Journal of Ancient Egypt, Vol. 12, No. 3, Fall 2001, illus. p. 34

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