Amulet of Bastet or Sekhmet
Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Meroe (Beg.), Pyramid 103
Overall: 7.6cm (3in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet, standing female deity with head of cat or lioness, left foot advanced, right arm straight down at side; left hand holds small square plaque with wedjat eye against breast; green body paste; surface stained red from earth. Insertion on back. Ears and front part of base missing.
From Meroe (Beg. South), Pyramid 103. 192: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition