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Object Number:
E11816
Current Location:
Collections storage
Provenience:
Egypt
Deir El-Bahari
Period:
Eighteenth Dynasty
New Kingdom
Date Made:
1539-1292 BC
Early Date:
-1539
Late Date:
-1292
Section:
Egyptian
Materials:
Limestone
Pigment
Iconography:
Hathor
Description:
Painted limestone column capital in the form of a bifacial Hathor head. Only one face is preserved. On her head, she wears a shrine with uraii in the recesses of the front, back, and sides. Probably part of a larger votive statue of a kneeling sistrophorous figure, the hand of which is partially preserved on one side of the head.
Height:
25cm
Width:
15cm
Depth:
10cm
Credit Line:
Received from the Egypt Exploration Fund, Edouard Naville
Other Number:
AES3740   -   Other Number

Current & Past Exhibitions:

What In the World TV Program (01 Jan 1953 - 31 Dec 1953)
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Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)
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Bibliography:

[Book] Kreamer, Christine M. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts. 368. : Page/Fig./Plate: 71/3.10
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[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 68-69
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[Book] Porter, Bertha & Moss, Rosalind L. 1964. The Theban Necropolis. Vol. 2. : Page/Fig./Plate: 400
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