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Hathor head

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Blue glaze. Face on one side only. Right side of top and bottom broken. Head of the fetish of Hathor.

Provenance

From Temple of Mentuhotep, Deir el-Bahari. 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-Bahari, Egypt

Dimensions

Legacy dimension: .037 x .04

Accession Number

05.243

Medium or Technique

Faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Religious and cult objects