Votive Hathor head
New Kingdom, Dynasty 18
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri
Height x width: 4.8 x 4.6 cm (1 7/8 x 1 13/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Schematically modeled head from a Hathor figure. It is made of red clay. The facial features are applied. There are traces of color (slip) on the surface. The surface is deteriorated.
From Thebes (Deir El-Bahri). 1904: Excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1905: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1905)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription