Hathor crown



Accession Number
W93
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Accessory (including regalia), Crown | Sculpture, Statue
Period
Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 54mm
Number of Elements
1
Divine Name
Hathor

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Description

A copper alloy Hathor crown from a statue. Hathor usually wore a cows' horns and a sun-disc. However, other female gods, such as Isis, also wore this headdress, denoting their status as daughters of the sun-god Re. It was purchased in 1906 from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell.