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‘Hathor’: ancient Egyptian poster

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  • Poster of a beautiful ancient Egyptian statue of the goddess Hathor in her bovine form, bringing protection and nourishment to those in need
  • Unique wall-art will make your walls look amazing
  • Available in A2, A3 and A4 sizes
  • Shipped worldwide
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Nourishment, protection, motherhood

This is the goddess Hathor in her bovine form. Inspired by the close bond between mother cow and calf in nature, the Egyptians believed Hathor protected and nourished those in need.

This limestone statue fragment is part of the collection at the Garstang Museum of Archaeology in Liverpool, and is currently on display in the galleries (accession number E.66). It shows Hathor in her bovine form wearing a crown of horns and sun-disk, and she has hieroglyphic inscriptions around her head. She has, unfortunately, suffered damage to her nose at some point, but I don’t feel it detracts from her beauty. She was excavated by John Garstang at Esna in Upper Egypt and dates to the reign of Ramesses IV, who reigned 1155–1149 BC.

 

  • 220 gsm quality paper
  • Printed using UV inks cured beneath a UV lightbar
  • Usually dispatched in 3–5 working days

 

If you love this image but would like it in another format (mug, art print etc), please drop me a line at julia@tetisheri.co.uk.

 

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