Fragments of the great pectoral of Hathor

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

3-4 cm each

Accession Number

98.1100

Medium or Technique

Glass

On View

Egyptian Late Period Gallery (Gallery 216)

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pectorals

Ninety-four pieces of red, blue, and white glass.

Provenance

From Dendara, catacombs of sacred animals, found in a jar of Roman date. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription