Amulet of Sekhmet
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Nubia(Sudan), El-Kurru
Height: 6 cm (2 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Faded blue glazed faience statuette of lion-headed female, holding stick in left hand. Broken and mended; one ear and crown missing; no suspension ring. (Found with feet broken off - 11/03).
From el-Kurru, Ku. 52 (tomb of Queen Nefrukekashta). 1919: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Sudan.
(Accession date: January 1, 1924)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition