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Amulet of Sekhmet

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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

Egyptian,

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets