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Aegis depicting the goddess Hathor
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Aegis depicting the goddess Hathor

Aegis depicting the goddess Hathor

Medium:
Bronze and gilt
Dimensions:
H x W: 20.6 x 14.8 cm (8 1/8 x 5 13/16 in)
Type:
Metalwork
Origin:
Egypt
Topic:
casting, Late Period (664 - 332 B.C.E.), Egypt, Hathor, bronze, Ancient Egyptian Art, gilding
Credit Line:
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Date:
664-525 B.C.E.
Period:
Saite Dynasty 26 or later
Accession Number:
F1908.51
Data Source:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery
Provenance:
To 1908 Michel Casira, Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [1] From 1908 to 1919 Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Michel Casira in 1908 [2] From 1920 Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3] Notes: [1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 49, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives. [2] See note 1. [3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.
Rights:
Copyright with museum






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