Falcon

Egyptian
Late Period
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

7 x 6.4 x 15.2 cm (2 3/4 x 2 1/2 x 6 in.)

Accession Number

72.4950

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Painted.

Light brown wood. Very rude & clumsy; rough surface; no color. Slight traces of black around eyes. Cracked. No hole; no peg.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way