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Amulet of Sekhet

Faded blue glazed faience. Lion-headed standing female figure, crowned with disc. Stringing hole back of head. Workman B.

Provenance

From Meroe, Tomb W 787. 1923: Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Nubian, Meroitic Period,

Object Place

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.839

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets