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Amulet of the head of Hathor

Blue glazed plaque with head of goddess (Hathor or Bat) on one side, papyrus plant motif on the other, pierced vertically.

Provenance

By 1966: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; given by Horace L. Mayer to the MFA December 14, 1966.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, New Kingdom (?), 1550–1070 B.C.

Accession Number

66.990

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets