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Amulet of Bastet or Sekhmet

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Crude amulet. Standing figure of cat headed goddess, pilaster on back, staff in left hand, right arm at side, middle pierced.

Provenance

From Giza, Ave. 3, black debris. 1925 : 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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 3 cm (1 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

25.2955

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets