Amulet of the head of Hathor

Egyptian
New Kingdom or Late Period
1550–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari

Dimensions

Height x width: 3.8 x 4.3 cm (1 1/2 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

97.912

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Amulets

Blue glaze. Figure of Hathor head, broken off at neck. Suspesion ring in middle of headdress.

Provenance

From Deir-el-Bahari. Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription