Head-dress of statue
Findspot: Egypt, Tanis (San el-Hagar)
Height x width: 13.8 x 9.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)
Not On View
Once attached to a statuette, this headdress features the sun disc and horns of the goddess Hathor, with a pair of feathers behind.
From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1886)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription