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Plaque of the Goddess Hathor in Relief

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

  • Reportedly From: Saqqara, Egypt
  • DATES ca. 664–525 B.C.E. or later
    DYNASTY Dynasty 26, or later
    PERIOD Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 1 × 5/8 × 1/16 in. (2.5 × 1.6 × 0.2 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Sheet gold plaque, with rounded top, decorated with repousse figure of a cow-headed goddess. Pierced for attachment at top. Condition: Edges not trimmed after hammering. Some dirt on both sides.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Plaque of the Goddess Hathor in Relief, ca. 664–525 B.C.E. or later. Gold, 1 × 5/8 × 1/16 in. (2.5 × 1.6 × 0.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.810E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.810E_PS4.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.810E_PS4.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2016
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