Standing figure of Sakhmet (reproduction)

Eyelet at the top.

Historical period(s)
Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Medium
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimensions
H x W x D: 4 x 1 x 1.4 cm (1 9/16 x 3/8 x 9/16 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1908.83
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Faience, Sculpture
Type

Figure: deity

Keywords
Egypt, Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE), reproduction, Sakhmet
Provenance

To 1908
Ali Arabi Jr., Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Ali Arabi Jr., in Cairo, in 1908 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1724, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Ali Arabi Jr. (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Description

Eyelet at the top.

Published References
  • Ann C. Gunter. A Collector's Journey: Charles Lang Freer and Egypt. Washington and London, 2002. p. 103, fig. 4.11.
Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
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