Female votive figurine fragment - 907.18.173_1

907.18.173_1

Female votive figurine fragment

Medium:Glazed composition (faience)
Geography: Excavated at Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 1550-1069 BC
Period: 18th Dynasty, New Kingdom
Dimensions:
3.5 x 1.9 cm
Object number: 907.18.173
Not on view
DescriptionThis type of figurine was frequently used as a votive offering to Hathor at the site of Deir el-Bahri. There are basically two sizes, one a large size c. 5-10 cm long, such as this one, and then a smaller size (under 5 cm long).
Collection:
Egypt
Object History: Excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society, 1905-1907
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