Egyptian figures, made of gold and black painted resin. There are two shown here:
The tomb of Tutankhamun’s treasury was dominated by a magnificent statue of the jackal God, Anubis, sitting on a shrine. Anubis was the god of embalming and, therefore, guarded the Canopic Shrine.
Weight: 0.14kg (5oz).
Size: 11cm x 9cm (4.5” x 3.5”) approx.
The cat goddess Bastet was the wife of Anubis and the sister of Horus. She was regarded as a protector of women and childbirth.
Weight: 0.1kg (3.5oz).
Size: 13.5cm x 6cm (5.5” x 2.5”) approx.
© 2018 Highclere Enterprises LLP