Amulet of Sekhmet

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


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, W. of N. door of Pyr. I.-a

Dimensions

Height: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1069

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience, gray glaze. Standing figure of Sekhmet.

Provenance

From Giza: W. of N. door of Pyr. I.-a. Dec. 6, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition