About this object

Fragment of a blue glazed faience menat (necklace counterpoise) inscribed with the name of the goddess Hathor. Deposited as votive offering?

Object specifics

  • Type
    Personal Ornament
  • Culture
    New Kingdom
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    1550 BC - 1069 BC
  • Materials
    Egyptian Faience
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Purchased from Professor John Garstang
  • Collector
    John Garstang
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
  • Measurements
    34 mm x 44 mm
  • Related people
    John Garstang ( Collector, previous owner)

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Garstang

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Excavated
    Owned until: 1949
    Disposal method: Sold
Object view = Humanities
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