Fragment of Sekhmet amulet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 3.75 x 1.5 x 1.2 cm (1 1/2 x 9/16 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

24.2312

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Amulet of Sekhmet, green, bored through back of neck, feet missing.

Provenance

From Giza. Debris East of Pyramid I-b. 1924: 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.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition