Sekhmet amulet

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple/G.M.T./ J' / M.Josef

Dimensions

Height x width: 4.7 x 1.2 cm (1 7/8 x 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

11.1101

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Faience; dark blue glaze; good condition. Standing figure of Sekhmet.

Provenance

From Giza, Menkaura Pyramid Temple. 1911: 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