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Sculptor's Model of Hathor Head

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone
DYNASTY XXX Dynasty (possibly, according to Petrie)
PERIOD Late Dynastic Period to Late Ptolemaic Period
DIMENSIONS 5 7/8 x 3 5/8 x 1 1/4 in. (15 x 9.2 x 3.2 cm)
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
ACCESSION NUMBER 05.310
CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Vertical limestone sculptor’s model or trial piece with Hathor head surmounted by a facade in high relief on obverse. On reverse, head of an owl in deep sunk relief. Condition: Good, one chip which appears fairly recent just over the Hathor head. Surface somewhat discolored. The Hathor head may be a model for the handle of a sistrum.
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