Hathor figure

Egyptian
Late Period to Greco-Roman Period
760 B.C.–A.D. 364


Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 4.0 x 1.5 x 0.3 cm (1 9/16 x 9/16 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

1978.526

Medium or Technique

Glass

Not On View

Collections

Jewelry, The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment

Blue-green glass cow-headed female figurine of the goddess Hathor, wearing a crown with sun disk and horns, with double ostrich plumes above. Broken off below the knees.

Provenance

By 1978: Mrs. Horace L. Mayer collection; given to the MFA by Mrs. Mayer December 1, 1978.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer