Amulet of Sekhmet
Napatan Period, reign of Piankhy (Piye)
Findspot: Sudan, Nubia, el-Kurru, Ku. 52
Other: 2.5 cm (1 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Silver. Small lion headed standing female figure. No crown. Suspension ring back of head.
From el-Kurru, Ku 52 (tomb of 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.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition