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Amulet of Sekhmet

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Faience, gray glaze. Standing figure of Sekhmet.

Provenance

From Giza: W. of N. door of Pyr. I.-a. Dec. 6, 1924: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Egypt.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25–30, 760–332 B.C.

Findspot

Giza, Egypt

Dimensions

Height: 4.9 cm (1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

27.1069

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets