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W553

w553A metal looped sistrum with a Hathor head and a handle terminating in a Bes figure. We have information sheets of Bes and Hathor. The cross-bars and metal discs used to produce the rattling sound are missing. This example was purchased by Sir Henry Wellcome at auction in 1919. 

2nd year undergraduate unedited dissertations on W553

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