Pendant of the head of Hathor

Egyptian
New Kingdom
1539–1075 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.6 x 1.8 x .2 cm (1 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.12

Medium or Technique

Gold

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Pendants

Golden figure of the goddess, Bat; two uraei at the sides of Bat; suspension ring on top of headdress.

[Alternate Text:]
Bat was originally an Upper Egyptian nome (provincial) goddess.

Provenance

By 1990: with Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA; 1990: purchased by the MFA from Alexander Fine Art.
(Accession Date: January 23, 1991)

Credit Line

Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund