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3/4 proper left: Amulet of the goddess Sakhmet

Amulet of the goddess Sakhmet

Type
Figure: deity
Historical period(s)
Third Intermediate Period, 1075-656 BCE
Medium
Faience (glazed composition)
Dimension(s)
6.1 x 1.8 x 3.3 cm
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1907.162

To 1907
Spink and Company, London, to 1907 [1]

From 1907 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Spink and Company, in London, in 1907 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Pottery List, L. 1585, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. See also, Accession List, Collections Management Office.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Former owner
C.L. Freer source: Spink & Co.
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Faience, Sculpture
Keyword(s)
Egypt, Sakhmet, Third Intermediate Period (ca. 1075 - 656 BCE)
Collection(s) Area
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resource(s)
Google Cultural Institute

Rights Statement
Copyright with museum






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