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EGYPTIAN ANTIQUES ANTIQUITIES Hathor as a Cow Protecting Psamtik 664–525 BCE

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Seller: ancient-egypt (193) 100%, Location: Luxor, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 153122168403 ANCIENT EGYPTIAN ANTIQUE HATHOR AS A COW PROTECTING PSAMTIK STATUE SCULPTURE FIGURE 664–525 BCEHathor Depicted as Cow Protecting PsamtikThis Statue Places Psammetik The overseer of sealers Under the Protection of Hathor the Cow Goddess of Joy and Life. the Stylized Figure of Psammetik, Inserted Between the Goddess' Head and the Base of the Statue Is Admirably Integrated into the Entire Composition. He Wears a Big Wig Falling Behind His Ears. the Seal Hanging from His Breast Is the Insignia of His Profession. His Kilt with a Starched Frontal Section, Is Inscribed with His Names and Titles. on the Top of Hathor's Head Is the Characteristic Crown Composed of the Disk, Two Feathers and a Uraeus Between Her Two Horns. She Has Exceptional Anatomical Details and the Whole Statue Is PerfectHathor, the Egyptian sky goddess of love, joy and fertility and the patroness of song, dance and ecstatic states. According to ancient Egyptian mythology Hathor was the nurse of Horus the Younger, which is why she is often depicted as either a cow or as a woman with the head of a cow. Hathor is therefore the Egyptian cow, or bovine goddess, and depicted either as a cow or in human form wearing a crown consisting of a sun disk held between the horns of a cow. As the revered nurse Hathor was worshipped by all ancient Egyptian women and she was also venerated as a protector of pregnant women.Psamtik Ruled 664–610 Bc, Was the First of Three Kings of That Name of the Saite, or Twenty-Sixth Dynasty of Egypt. Historical References for What the Greeks Referred to as the Dodecarchy, a Loose Confederation of Twelve Egyptian Territories, Based on the Traditional Nomes, and the Rise of Psamtik I in Power, Establishing the Saitic Dynasty, Are Recorded in Herodotus's Histories, Book Ii: 151–157. from Cuneiform Texts, It Was Discovered That Twenty Local Princelings Were Appointed by Esarhaddon and Confirmed by Ashurbanipal to Govern Egypt.Necho I, the Father of Psamtik by His Queen Istemabet, Was the Chief of These Kinglets, but They Seem to Have Been Quite Unable to Lead the Egyptians Under the Hated Assyrians Against the More Sympathetic Nubians. the Labyrinth Built by Amenemhat Iii of the Twelfth Dynasty of Egypt Is Ascribed by Herodotus to the Dodecarchy, Which Must Represent This Combination of Rulers.Necho I Died in 664 Bc When the Kushite King Tantamani Tried Unsuccessfully to Seize Control of Lower Egypt from the Assyrian Empire. After His Father's Death, Psamtik Both United All of Egypt and Freed It from Assyrian Control Within the First Ten Years of His Reign.- Height: 7.87 Inch / 20cm- Width: 7.48 Inch / 19 cm- Bottom Measurements: 8.46 x 2.95 Inch / 21.5 x 7.5 Cm- Weight: 2400 gm Provenance:(Object Is Accompanied with an Scanned Copy of Certificate of Ownership)The New Certificate Of Ownership Which Contain All the Object Information And Previous Owner Information And Your Name As A New Owner Of The Object Will Be Sent to Your Email After 1 weekI Herewith Declare That the Object Was Purchased by Me in Egypt / Luxor City 1979 as a Part of Large Collection and Has Been in My Collection Since Then.I Warrant That the Object Is in the Same Condition as I Bought It from the Previous Owner and That There Is No Any Alterations of Any Kind(This Illustrated Certificate of Ownership Contain)Name & Hand-Signature of the Current OwnerPrevious & Current Owner Addresses / Contact InformationObject NameObject ConditionObject DimensionsObject Country / City of Origin Condition: Certified Pre-Owned (CPO), Provenance: Ownership History Available, Material: Stone, Object Type: Ancient Egyptian Historical Artifacts

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