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An Egyptian clay oil lamp mould of Hathor, ca 3rd century BC
Reference No: ET007
An Egyptian clay oil lamp mould of Hathor, ca 3rd century BC
Price : $ 950
EUR 885.50 GBP 757.25 AUD 1,456.35
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Constructed from fine Nile clay, this mould is for the top half of an Egyptian oil lamp.  It features a high peaked handle, round body and elongated rounded nozzle, the concave discus featuring the fine and delicate features of the goddess Hathor with bovine ears, and bordered by a band of stylized horns symbolizing the goddess.

Dimensions: length, 4.5 inches (11.4 centimeters)

Condition:  Intact and in very good condition overall.

Provenance:  Private Maryland collection acquired in the 1950’s