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Amulet of Seated Sekhmet

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Snow-white stone; polished; fine-grain; lines worn; suspension ring at back of neck; full length figure of seated Sekhmet

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way. (Accession date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way

Egyptian,

Dimensions

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

Accession Number

72.1336

Medium or Technique

Stone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets