Votive plaque of Horus
Late Period, Dynasty 26
Height x width: 21.8 x 16 cm (8 9/16 x 6 5/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Out on Loan
On display at Houston Museum of Natural Science, TX, May 17, 2013 – June 30, 2018
Limestone trial piece. It is a figure of a hawk facing right, and wearing the double crown. It is done in raised relief. Incised lines give detail to the wing. Incised circles give detail to the crown.
By 1940: with T. E. Merrell; 1940: purchased by the MFA for $825.
Accession date: January 40, 1940.
Seth K. Sweetser Fund