Fragment of Sakhmet amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Street 7000

Dimensions

Length x width x thickness: 1.4 x 0.6 x 0.7 cm (9/16 x 1/4 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

26-1-384

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Middle fragment of small Sakhmet amulet, standing left leg advanced, staff in front, grasped by left hand, pilaster at back, blue glaze, hard drab paste.

Provenance

From Giza, street 7000. 1926: 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