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Amulet of the head of Hathor

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Small rectangular plaque, with head of Hathor on one side, with long locks at sides, curling at bottom. On the other side inscription as in sketch. The glaze is green, and the piece is pierced lengthwise for suspension.


From Deir el-Bahari. 1906: excavated by W.F. Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 18, 1539–1295/1292 B.C.


Deir el-Bahri, Egypt


Height x width: 1.4 x 1 cm (9/16 x 3/8 in.)

Accession Number



The Ancient World


Jewelry / Adornment, Amulets