Hathor head

Nubian
Napatan Period
750–250 B.C.


Findspot: Nubia (Sudan), Gebel Barkal, B 501

Dimensions

5.4 x 3.7 x 1.1 cm (2 1/8 x 1 7/16 x 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

20.2406

Medium or Technique

Steatite

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Top half of face, flat back, traces of gilding

Provenance

From Nubia (Sudan) Gebel Barkal Tomb B 501. 1920; Excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA by the government of Sudan.

Credit Line

Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition