Amulet of Sekhmet

Egyptian


Findspot: Egypt, Giza, from debris of Pit G 7758 X

Dimensions

Width x length x thickness: 1.7 x 2.9 x 1.4 cm (11/16 x 1 1/8 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

31.1864

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Fragment of Sekhmet amulet (upper body and head), faded blue faience with reddish incrustation.

Provenance

From Giza, from debris of Pit G 7758 X. December 1931: 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