Horus-hawk standard

Egyptian


Dimensions

Height x width: 6 x 2.4 cm (2 3/8 x 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.635

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze Horus hawk standard. The hawk wears the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. The surface is worn, but smooth and polished. Part of the staff of the standard, with incised decoration and a capitol, remains.

Provenance

Gift of the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes, through Miss Sarah H. Blanchard

Credit Line

Gift from the Estate of Professor Henry Williamson Haynes