Egyptian fine blue glazed faience amulet of SekhmetE182
A fine glossy bright blue glazed faience amulet depicting the goddess Sekhmet striding and holding a papyrus-headed staff. The lioness-headed deity Sekhmet protected the pharaohs, she was the goddess of war as well as healing.
Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC
5.6 x 1.7 cms
Ex. private collection, Nice, Cote d’Azur, France; acquired c. 1950’s – 1970’s and thence by family descent.