Amulet of a falcon
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
Findspot: Egypt, Giza, G 7600 x
Overall: 5.2 x 6.4 cm (2 1/16 x 2 1/2 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Amulets of falcons were popular throughout Egyptian history and were associated with several different deities, most notably Horus and Ra-Horakhty. In the absence of a headdress it is imposible to know with certainly which god is intended.
From Egypt, Giza, G 7600x .1929 : excavated by the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts Expedition; assigned to the MFA in the division of finds by the government of Egypt.
Harvard University—Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition