Amulet of the head of Hathor
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes (Deir el-Bahari), Temple of Mentuhotep
Height x width: 3.2 x 3.2 cm (1 1/4 x 1 1/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulet of faience with heavy blue glaze. In the shape of the face of the goddess Hathor, shown frontally. Pierced at top for suspension. Edges chipped; upper left portion broken away and missing.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Mentuhotep. 1904: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the EEF in the division of finds by the Egyptian government; voted to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession date: January 1, 1905.)
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