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Head-dress of statue

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Once attached to a statuette, this headdress features the sun disc and horns of the goddess Hathor, with a pair of feathers behind.

Provenance

From Tanis (San el-Hagar). 1884: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; October 28, 1885: presented to the MFA at EEF general meeting. (Accession Date: January 1, 1886)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, 760–343 B.C.

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Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width: 13.8 x 9.8 cm (5 7/16 x 3 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

86.193

Medium or Technique

Travertine (Egyptian alabaster)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture