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Object Number: E14357
Current Location: Amarna
Currently On Display
Provenience: Egypt
Mit-Rahineh
Locus: Sebbakh north of 200:16
Period: Late Period
Date Made: After 656 BC
Early Date: -656
Late Date: -100
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Faience
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Sekhmet
Height: 13cm
Width: 5cm
Credit Line:The Eckley B. Coxe Jr. Expedition to Mit-Rahineh (Memphis), Egypt; Clarence Stanley Fisher, 1916
Other NumberM5862 - Field No SF

Description

Faded greenish-blue faience amulet of the goddess Sekhmet, shown standing with her hands at her sides, wearing a long sheath dress and a winged sun-disk. The back pillar is inscribed with two columns of text giving the name and epithets of Sekhmet.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition
Amarna: Ancient Egypt's Place in the Sun (12 Nov 2006)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Wegner, Josef W. & Wegner, Jennifer H. 2015. The Sphinx That Traveled To Philadelphia. 239. : Page/Fig./Plate: 132/634aView Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 62-63View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 62-63View Objects cited in this Publication

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