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Pendant of the head of Hathor

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Golden figure of the goddess, Bat; two uraei at the sides of Bat; suspension ring on top of headdress. [Alternate Text:] Bat was originally an Upper Egyptian nome (provincial) goddess.

Provenance

By 1990: with Emmanuel Tiliakos, Alexander Fine Art, Winchester, MA; 1990: purchased by the MFA from Alexander Fine Art. (Accession Date: January 23, 1991)

Credit Line

Florence E. and Horace L. Mayer Fund

Egyptian, New Kingdom, 1539–1075 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 2.6 x 1.8 x .2 cm (1 x 11/16 x 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

1991.12

Medium or Technique

Gold

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Jewelry / Adornment, Pendants