A rare Egyptian Amulet for the goddess Bat, Middle Kingdom, ca. 2025 - 1760 BCE
EA1545Regular price $750 USD
a fine amulet of glazed steatite, Bat was a cow goddess in Egyptian mythology depicted as a human face with cow ears and horns. By the time of the Middle Kingdom, her identity and attributes were subsumed within the goddess Hathor.
Dimensions: Length: 3/4 inch (1.9 cm)
Condition: Intact and in excellent condition overall.
Provenance: Private NY Collection, acquired from the London trade in the 1990's.