Crystal ball amulet surmounted by gold head of Hathor crowned with disc and horns. The ball is bored vertically and has a gold disc at the base on which it stands. Probably contained substances believed to be magical. Ring at back of head. Base loose.
Hathor headed crystal pendant
- Nubian, Napatan Period, reign of Piye (Piankhy), 743–712 B.C.
- el-Kurru, Sudan (Nubia)
- Height x diameter: 5.4 x 3.3 cm (2 1/8 x 1 5/16 in.)
- Medium or Technique
- Gold, rock crystal
- Jewelry / Adornment
- Accession Number
- On view
- Rita J. and Stanley H. Kaplan Family Foundation Gallery (Jewelry) - 104