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Sekhmet amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, St. G 7400, in fill

Dimensions

Height x width: 1.2 x 0.6 cm (1/2 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

27.1791

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Upper part of small amulet of cat headed female figure. Green glaze.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, St. G 7400, in fill. 1927: 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