Fragment of Hathor cow

Egyptian
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
1550–1070 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir-el-Bahri, Temple of Mentuhotep

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.917

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Fragment head of Hathor cow. Light blue glaze, small and flat.

Provenance

From the Temple of Mentuhotep, Deir-el-Bahri. Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, May 1897.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