Hathor head

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


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

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .037 x .04

Accession Number

05.243

Medium or Technique

Faience

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects

Blue glaze. Face on one side only. Right side of top and bottom broken. Head of the fetish of Hathor.

Provenance

From Temple of Mentuhotep, 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