Amulet of Sekhmet
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, Debris east of pyramid I-b
Height x width x thickness: 1.3 x 1.3 x 1.8 cm (1/2 x 1/2 x 11/16 in.)
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This amulet of the lion-goddess Sekhmet, now in two pieces with a central piece missing, portrays the goddess seated and holding a staff.
From Giza, debris east of pyramid I-b. 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition