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Gold amulet-case in two parts; the lion head of Sekhmet in full relief, surmounted by sun-disc and uraeus and wearing a collar. Suspension loop at the back made of beaded wire soldered between two plain wires. The head is hollow and fits into the top of a hollow cylinder, also of gold, which is decorated at one end with plain band between two beaded wires; there is slight projection at the other end, which is open.
- Production date
- 8thC BC-3rdC BC (site)
Length: 1.90 centimetres (cylinder)
Length: 1.90 centimetres (head)
- Not on display
- Exhibition history
2012 April - August, Abu Dhabi, Manarat Al Saadiyat, 'Treasures of the World’s Cultures'
1991 22 Mar-21 Apr, Italy, Rome, Head Office of the Fondazione Oriele Sotgiu, I Gioielli Di Tharros
1990 13 Dec-1991 22 Mar, Italy, Oristano, Museo Archeologico Antiquarium Arborense (Palazzo Parpaglia), I Gioielli Di Tharros
2014 Apr-Aug Abu Dhabi, 'The Art of Jewellery'
- Acquisition date
- Middle East
- BM/Big number
- Registration number