Object Place: Sudan, Nubia
Diameter: 1.45 cm (9/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
The frontally rendered bust of a goddess with sun-disk and cow’s horns appears against a blue enamel background. The goddess supports her breasts with her hands. The parallel example shows only the goddess’s head and crown. (Sudan catalogue)
Gold. Disc with dot border and relief. Hathor head in center. enameled background mising. Shank on back. (Card)
From Meroe, Western Cemetery, Tomb Beg. W 165 B, over mastaba/thieves' debris. January 1, 1923: excavated by the Harvard University-Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; 1923: assigned to the MFA by the government of the Sudan.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition