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9 Green faience amulet

Late Period (746-332 BC)

This amulet or fitting represents the god Hathor with a human face and cow’s ears. Her hair is styled in a bi-partite wig and she also wears a collar. At the top of her head she wears a headdress consisting of a row of cobras, a reference to the top of a naos or shrine.

Bequeathed by E.T. Whyte.
The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, E.281.1932

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