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AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF HATHOR - Ex. MET. MUSEUM

AN EGYPTIAN WOOD FIGURE OF HATHOR - Ex. MET. MUSEUM


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Unusual standing wood figure of the goddess Hathor. Wearing a large thick wig, depicted with bovine ears and with the body in the shape of an Isis Girdle. New Kingdom, 19th/20th Dynasty, 1292-1070 B.C. 5 1/4 inches without the stand. Found in North Lisht and deaccessed from the Metropolitan Museum in the 1950s. Met Accession number:22.1.675. Hathor was the goddess of love, music, beauty, motherhood and joy.