Amulet of Hathor
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, East of Pyramid I-b, St. G 700
Height: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Only the upper half remains from this blue-green glazed faience amulet of the fertility goddess and protector of the deceased, Hathor. She wears her characteristic headgear of a heavy wig and crown topped by a solar disk and pair of horns.
From Giza, east of Pyramid I-b, St. G 7000. 1925: excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
(Accession date: January 14, 2005)
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition