Amulet of Sekhmet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26
664–525 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza

Dimensions

Height: 4.8 cm (1 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

29.1565

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience. Blue glaze, mostly gone. Striding lion-headed striding goddess. Uraeus on head. Suspension ring on back.

Provenance

From Giza. March 1929: 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