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  - Statue of Ptah mummiform
  - Equilibre
  - Statuette of a satyr ithyphallic
  - Roman silver applique bust of Hermes (Mercury)
  - Sekhmet enthroned
  - Fayoum's Portrait
  - Bouddha debout couronné
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Sekhmet enthroned

Egypt, Late Period, 664-332 BC.

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Amulet représentant of Sekhmet as a lioness sitting on a throne openworked with two Nehebkau and ornated on the back of the Ankh cross. She holds on her right hand an hathoric cister. The goddess was wearing a solar disk (insert missing). Loop on the back of the head : was used to be worn on a necklace.

Sekhmet belonged, along with her husband the creator-god Ptah and their son Nerfertum, to the trio of deities that protected Memphis. She was a sun goddess, medecine, embodying the burning and destructive heat of the sun.

Turquoise blue faience. Intact.
H: 5,6 cm
Provenance: ex. private collection.
Literature: A; Caubet & G. Pierrat-Bonnefois, Faïences de l'Antiquité de l’Égypte à l'Iran, Musée du Louvre, Paris, 2005, pp. 100-101, fig. 265.

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