Amulet of Bastet or Sekhmet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7011, H Chamber

Dimensions

Overall: 2 x 0.8 cm (13/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-474

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head fragment of cat-headed goddess wearing double crown. Pilaster at back. Ring at back of head for suspension. Light blue glaze, hard white paste.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, G 7011, H chamber. 1926 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition