Sekhmet amulet fragment

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, From debris on top of Mastaba G 7330

Dimensions

Overall: 1.8 x 0.4 cm (11/16 x 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1613

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Very small blue-glazed faience statuette of Sekhmet holding hands against body. Headress and lower part of figure missing.

Provenance

From Egypt, Giza, From radim on top of Mastaba G 7330. 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