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Egyptian Turquoise Faience Amulet of Sekhmet, c. 600

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Lot 0019 Details

Description
  • Title: Egyptian Turquoise Faience Amulet of Sekhmet, c. 600 B.C.
  • Date/Period: Egypt, c. 600 B.C.
  • Material: Faience
  • Dimension: 5.1 cm H - 2 inches
  • Description: Finely detailed figure of the lioness headed Sekhmet, arms by her sides.
    Sekhmet means "The Mighty One," and she was one of the most powerful of the gods and goddesses. She was the goddess who meted out divine punishment to the enemies of the gods and of the pharaoh. In this capacity she was called the "Eye of Ra." She also accompanied the pharaoh into battle, launching fiery arrows into battle ahead of him. Sekhmet could also send plagues and disease against her enemies, but was sometimes invoked to avoid plague and cure disease.
  • Provenance: Provenance: Private European collection, acquired prior to 1985. • This item comes with a Certificate of Authenticity * World Wide shipping for this item is US$ 20

    Reserve: $550.00

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  • Location: This item ships from the United Kingdom.

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  • Condition
    Chips to back of base, right arm, left ear.
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    Egyptian Turquoise Faience Amulet of Sekhmet, c. 600

    Estimate $550 - $800Aug 18, 2020
    Starting Price $380
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