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Sekhmet creating balance… This interesting amulet was used as a counterweight to balance the intricate Menat necklace, and would hang down the back of the neck. Often worn by the priestesses of Hathor. New Dynasty, circa 1295–1070 B.C

Egyptian Necklace counterpoise with aegis, of Sakhmet Period: New Kingdom, Ramesside Dynasty: Dynasty Date: ca.C Sekhmet - sundisk and the cobra headdress

Silver spouted vessel, nemset, used for pouring libations of water, Tomb of Psusennes I

Silver spouted vessel, nemset, used for pouring libations of water, Tomb of Psusennes I

Head of a Cat (bronze, height: 13.6 cms). Late Period, ca. 664-332 BC.

Head of a Cat (bronze, height: 13.6 cms). Late Period, ca. 664-332 BC.

'Was' sceptre, Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, ca.712–332 BC. Faience, L: 11 7/8" | The most common type of sceptre carried by Egyptian deities, pharaohs, and priests, it was a symbol of power, and later, control over the force of chaos (Set). Was sceptres represent the Set Animal. Some versions of the Was sceptre feature the jackal head of the god Anubis

Was scepter. The was ("power, dominion") sceptre is a symbol that appeared often in relics, art, and hieroglyphics associated with the ancient Egyptian religion. Often associated with the god Set.

TOMB OF TUTANKHAMUN. One of four Ankhs of bronze, used as lamps. The probable bowl of this one is missing. Two of the other torches had holders of bronze still attached. One still had the thick linen torch wick still in place.

TOMB OF TUTANKHAMUN. One of four Ankhs of bronze, used as lamps. The probable bowl of this one is missing. Two of the other torches had holders of bronze still attached. One still had the thick linen torch wick still in place.

KV35 - Tombeau d'Amenhotep II. Relief représentant la déesse Nephthys protégeant le sarcophage royal. Source : Theban Mapping Project - Image 14679.

Tomb of Amenhotep II. Relief representing the goddess Nephthys protecting the royal sarcophagus.

Bronze statuette of the God Horus in His form of sacred falcon; the eyes are made of dark glass circled with a golden ring. XXVI Dynasty (ca. 688–252 BCE). Now in the Chrysler Museum of Art in...

Bronze statuette of the God Horus in His form of sacred falcon; the eyes are made of dark glass circled with a golden ring. XXVI Dynasty (ca. 688–252 BCE). Now in the Chrysler Museum of Art in...