Fragmentary amulet of Sekhmet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. 7000

Dimensions

1.6 x 1.2 cm (5/8 x 1/2 in.), thickness 1.1cm

Accession Number

25.2945

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head fragment from Sekhmet amulet, ring at back-top of head for suspension, blue glaze, gray core.

Provenance

From Giza, St 7000, in debris. 1925: 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