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Amulet of Sekhmet

Silver. Small lion headed standing female figure. No crown. Suspension ring back of head.

Provenance

From El-Kurru [Excav. date] Mar. 1919. 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, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.

Findspot

Nubia, Sudan

Accession Number

24.929

Medium or Technique

Silver

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets