New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, reign of Amenhotep III
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, temple of Mut
Height x width x depth: 126.6 x 53.3 x 66.7 cm (49 13/16 x 21 x 26 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Egypt: Sculpture and Tomb Chapels (Gallery 209)
Sekhmet with the head of a lioness seated on square seat, holding ankh in left hand. Inscription of Amenhotep III.
From Thebes, Karnak, temple of Mut. 1835: collected by John Lowell, Jr. with permission of the Egyptian government (Lowell diary 4:2, March 14, 1835); 1875: given to the MFA by John A. Lowell and Miss Lowell.
(Accession Date: March 18, 1875)
Gift of John A. Lowell and Miss Lowell