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Hathor figure

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.


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

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Gift of Mrs. Horace L. Mayer

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

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The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment