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Fragment of Hathor cow

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Fragment head of Hathor cow. Light blue glaze, small and flat.

Provenance

From the Temple of Mentuhotep, Deir-el-Bahri. Gift of Egypt Exploration Fund, May 1897.Excavated by 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, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Deir-el-Bahri, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 1.5 x 1 x 0.3 cm (9/16 x 3/8 x 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

97.917

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture