Statuette of Sekhmet

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1833

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

This lapis lazuli statuette of the goddess Sekhmet is broken at the waist. The ears are also missing.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1904
Purchased in Egypt for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe. Sears Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund