Statuette of a falcon

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height (including base): 4.4 cm (1 3/4 in.) Height: 1.1 cm (7/16 in.)

Accession Number

12.610

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze statuette of a Horus hawk. It has an incised necklace and details on the head. He wears a disc and uraeus above head. It is crude work. The surface has been cleaned too much. There are spots of bronze disease. The disc is chipped.

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