Amulet fragment

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Tomb chamber pit of G 7120

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 1.7 x 0.8 x 0.75 cm (11/16 x 5/16 x 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

24.2909

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Head of Sakhmet amulet. Light green, pedestal at back, bored, double plumes on head.

Provenance

From Giza, Tomb chamber pit of G 7120. 1924:excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition