The goddess striding, wearing a long close-fitting garment with a broad collar, wearing the crown of Upper Egypt with antelope horns to either side, set on an integral rectangular base, 6 1/4 in (16cm) high without wooden base. Mounted on a plinth of ebony.
Provenance: Collected by Gustave Jéquier (1868-1946); Ex. Maguid Sameda, Cairo, Egypt, acquired in 1938; Ex. Smith Collection, Cambridge, England, acquired in 1946; Ex. Private collection, Scotland, United Kingdom, acquired in the early 70's. Thence by descent, Mr. R. G.; The current owner acquired this artifact in 2013 from the above in Florida, USA.
Satet, or Satis, was a goddess of the region of the the First Cataract at Aswan, in Upper Egypt. She was associated with the annual inundation of the Nile and was often described as the ‘mistress of Elephantine’. Satet was also identified with the star Sirius, which rises in the same period of the Nile’s annual flood. Cf. R. H. Wilkinson, The Complete Gods and Goddesses of Ancient Egypt, London, 2003, pp.164-166.
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- Ancient Egyptian
- Solid Bronze
- Figure of Satet Kushite Ex. Gustave Jequier (1868-1946);Ex. Maguid Sameda w/original handwritten COA
- 16×2×6 cm
- Century/ Timeframe
- Late Period, 25th-26th Dynasty, circa 750-525 B.C.
- Choice, Intact, set on a rectangular base, mounted.