Mut Sekhmet Amulet


Mould-made faience amulet in the shape of a lioness-headed goddess, representing a fusion of Mut and Sekhmet. The goddess wears the double crown with uraeus, holding a papyrus sceptre in her left hand. Black detail for the wig, bracelets and armlets. The back plinth is inscribed in sunk hieroglyphs with an inscription that begins, "Words spoken by Mut...". At the back of the crown is a suspension loop. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Incomplete, worn, pitted, surface dirt. From the Egypt Exploration Fund 1884 excavations at Tanis (San el-Hagar), directed by William Flinders Petrie; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.