Head-dress of statue

Egyptian
Late Period
760–343 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.8 x 9.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.193

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Once attached to a statuette, this headdress features the sun disc and horns of the goddess Hathor, with a pair of feathers behind.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: 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; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription