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Fragment of Hathor head

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Fragment of Hathor head. Green glazed faience. Image painted on in black, and on both sides.

Provenance

From Sinai, the Temple of Sarabit el-Khadim 1905: 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

Faience, New Kingdom, 1550–1070 B.C.

Findspot

Sinai, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: 7.1 x 7.8 x 1.5 cm (2 13/16 x 3 1/16 x 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

05.176

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects