Two Sistra with Hathor Heads

Fragment of a sistrum in the shape of a Hathor head
Egypt, Saite period, 688-525 BCE
Faience, H. 13.5 cm (5 5/16 in)
Ex coll., Carnarvon Collection
Purchase, Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1926 (MMA 26.7.988)

There are twelve tiny uraei and one large uraeus at her crown.

The following sistrum is also from the Saite period:

Sistrum and menat associated with Saite Kings
Dynasty 26 (ca. 664- 525 BCE)
Sistrum: h. 34.7 cm (13 11/16 in)
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, MMA 17.190.1959
Menat: H. 0.118m
Gift of J. Pierpont Morgan, 1917, MMA 17.190.1958

"The faience sistrum and menat on the upper tables both bear the royal name Wahibre, which could be either Psamtik I or Apries. Such items were probably votive offerings donated to temples." (From info card)