Sekhmet

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris East of Pyramid I-b, St. G 7000

Dimensions

Height: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2374

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Green glazed standing figure of Sekhmet. Torso with head and part of legs missing. Back pillar with text in hieroglyphs “Sekhmet the great one, beloved of Ptah.”

Provenance

From Giza. Debris East of Pyramid I-b, St. G 7000. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University-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