Statuette of Sekhmet

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 26–30
664–332 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Naukratis

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 5.5 x 4 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/16 x 1 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

86.246

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Out on Loan

On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Provenance

From Naukratis. 1885: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF by the Egyptian government; October 28, 1885: voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting; sent over February 1886. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription