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Relief with Hathor and King Necho II
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Relief with Hathor and King Necho II


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Description This rare relief shows King Necho II facing the cow-goddess Hathor, who wears a vulture headdress topped by a sun-disk and cow horns. The inscription above the goddess may once have read, "I grant you every country in submission."
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
8/31/1998Examinationsurvey
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1909, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1909

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Period
ca. 600 BCE (Late Period)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.135
Measurements
5 11/16 x 10 11/16 x 1 3/8 in. (14.5 x 27.2 x 3.5 cm)
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