18 October 2005
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HATHOR-HEADED AEGIS
LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 4TH-1ST CENTURY B.C.
The goddess with traces of gilding in the eyes and eyebrows, wearing a crown of uraei, sun-disc with uraeus and cow's horns, her broad collar decorated with a central wedjat-eye, wavy and zigzag bands ending in Horus-falcon terminals, mounted
6¾ in. (17.2 cm.) high
Wilhelm Horn (1870-1959); acquired in 1933 from Dr Hartmann, Cairo.
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