E185 Egyptian Hathor and Horus sarcophagus panel £1200

 


A large panel fragment from a painted wood sarcophagus.

The decoration depicts the goddess Hathor in the form of a white cow below a figure of Horus as a hawk with out-stretched protective wings.

Egypt, Late Dynastic Period, 730-332 BC

Fragment as shown, in two pieces

Size: 67 x 22 cms

Ex. private collection, Fontainebleau, France; acquired 1960's-1980's.