Half of a Hathor plaque

Near Eastern, Levantine, Syrian
Mitannian
13th century B.C.–beginning of 12th century


Findspot: Syria, Tell Fakhariyah, Floor 6 of Sounding IX

Dimensions

Width x length: 2.8 x 5 cm (1 1/8 x 1 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.115

Medium or Technique

Ivory

Not On View

Collections

Asia, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Left half of an ivory Hathor head plaque. It is a female head with curling locks and cow ears. Details are incised. The surface is cracked in some areas.

Provenance

Findspot Information: Soundings at Tell Fakhariyah. From Floor 6 of Sounding IX (p. 67, no. 4; pl. 62:4) / [Exped. date:] 1940.

Credit Line

Gift of the Marriner Memorial Syrian Expedition