Amulet of Sekhmet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25 to 30
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7632 A pit

Dimensions

Height: 10.6 cm (4 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.997

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, blue glaze. Perfect. Ring on head. Figure of sekhmet standing on two prone prisoners.

Provenance

From Giza: G 7632 A pit. Feb. 16, 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt (accessioned 1927).

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition