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Statuette of Sekhmet

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This lapis lazuli statuette of the goddess Sekhmet is broken at the waist. The ears are also missing.

Provenance

From Abydos. 1904 Purchased in Egypt for the MFA by Albert M. Lythgoe. Sears Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1904)

Credit Line

Emily Esther Sears Fund

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height: 8.5 cm (3 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

04.1833

Medium or Technique

Lapis lazuli

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture