Aegis depicting the goddess Hathor

Historical period(s)
Saite Dynasty 26 or later, 664-525 BCE
Medium
Bronze and gilt
Dimensions
H x W: 20.6 x 14.8 cm (8 1/8 x 5 13/16 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Accession Number
F1908.51
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Metalwork
Type

Fragment

Keywords
casting, Egypt, gilding, Hathor, Late Period (664 - 332 BCE)
Provenance

To 1908
Michel Casira, Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [1]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Michel Casira in 1908 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Bronze List, S.I. 49, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Michel Casira (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
Google Cultural Institute
Rights Statement

Copyright with museum