Glazed composition amulet of a lioness-headed goddess: this superbly modelled bright blue glazed composition amulet depicts one of the lion goddesses walking on a very thin base. She has a mane, her long wig is divided by the shoulders and she wears a full-length dress. In her left hand, held across her stomach, is a papyrus sceptre whose long stem reaches to the ground. On top of her head is an upreared cobra behind which is the suspension ring. At the back of the figure is a very narrow back pillar, a feature originally unique to stone statuary, where it provided a necessary support for walking figures although there was also an underlying symbolism.
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