PROPERTY FROM THE PLAISANT JOZEF NESTOR COLLECTION
LATE PERIOD TO PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 664-30 B.C.
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE AEGIS OF HATHOR
Late Period to Ptolemaic Period, 664-30 B.C.
Depicting the head of a cow, with an inverted triangle incised on her forehead, wearing a broad collar with stylized falcon-head terminals, a striated wig, and a fillet on her brow with cow horns framed by double plumes, fronted by a solar disk adorned with two uraei, its menat-shaped strut behind inscribed, "Hathor," details incised
4¼ in. (11 cm) high
Harmakhis, Brussels, acquired in 1990