1. Het-Hert from the Tomb of Nefertari, in Nefertari: Gemahlin Ramses'
II by Heike C. Schmidt and Joachim Willeitner. Virtual restoration by Neferuhethert
2. Het-Hert as Lady of the West, with her father Ra, from the Tomb of
Nefertari, in Henry A. La Farge's Museums of Egypt. Virtual restoration by
3. Close-up of my favorite statue of Het-Hert, from the Luxor
Museum, compliments of Roibin. Discovered in
March, 1989 during excavation at the foot of the colonnade of the Temple of Luxor.
4. Carved cedar head of Het-Hert, 30th Dynasty (380-342 BCE),
Metropolitan Museum of Art. Height: 17-5/8 inches. Photo courtesy of Hekenutaset.
5. "The Triad of Menkaure": Menkaure, Het-Hert (seated),
and Nome Goddess, the Valley Temple of the King at Giza, Old Kingdom (4th Dynasty), now in
the Boston Museum of Fine Arts. Photo from Schultz and Seidel's Egypt: World of the
Pharoahs, p. 330.
6. Het-Hert offering menat-necklace to Seti I, from the Tomb of Seti I in
the Valley of the Kings, now in the Louvre Museum, in Gay Robin's Art of Ancient
7. My favorite statue of Het-Hert, from the Luxor Museum, photographed by
James Whitfield. Discovered in March, 1989 during excavation at the foot of the
colonnade of the Temple of Luxor.
8. Another "Triad of Menkaure" with Het-Hert, Menkaure, and the
local deity of Thebes, originally from the Menkaure Valley Temple, now in the Cairo
Museum. Photo from Russmann: Egyptian Sculpture: Cairo and Luxor.
9. Fragment of statue of bovine-headed Het-Hert made from
porphyritic diorite, from the reign of Amenhotep III in the 18th Dynasty; provenance
unknown but probably from Thebes; height 50.8 cm; in the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
Photo courtesy of Tjia Sithathor.