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Amulet of Hathor as a cow

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 2.5 x 2.85 x 0.6 cm (1 x 1 1/8 x 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1978.527

Medium or Technique

Calcium copper tetrasilicate ("Egyptian Blue")

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Egyptian blue amulet of Hathor in the form of a cow with upturned horns and solar disk and a large lotus blossom around her neck; pierced for suspension.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer