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Ring with Horus and Hathor
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Ring with Horus and Hathor


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Description A fragile openwork ring made of faience with designs in superimposed registers of plaques. The god Horus, represented as a hawk with disk on head, one wing up, one down, foot forward, alternates with heads of the cow-eared goddess Hathor. In all but one plaque she wears a low crown. In one she wears the characteristic heavy wig with spiral curls.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/19/1978Examinationexamined for condition
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
10th-8th century BC
Medium
faience with blue glaze
(Ceramics)
Accession Number
48.1620
Measurements
H: 9/16 x W: 7/8 x Outer Diam: 9/16 in. (1.42 x 2.2 x 1.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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