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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
Height: 25 cm
Width: 15 cm
Depth: 10 cm
Credit Line:Distribution from the Egypt Exploration Fund; E. Naville, 1905
Other Number:AES3740 - Other Number

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

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

Bibliography:

[Journal] Rose, Charlotte. "Childbirth Magic".. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 44,45View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Kreamer, Christine M. 2012. African Cosmos: Stellar Arts.. New York, NY. pg. 368 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 71/3.10View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 68-69View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Moss, Rosalind L., and Porter, Bertha. 1964. The Theban Necropolis.. Clarendon Press. Vol. 2. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 400View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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