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Hawk; Falcon


Description Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The representation of a falcon was related to Horus, god of Kingship, but also to the sun god Re. Beside there are many local gods who are represented as falcons without a crown or inscription identification is impossible.
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Henry Walters, Baltimore [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters

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Period
300-30 BC (Greco-Roman)
Medium
steatite, gold, glass
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.343
Measurements
H: 1 1/4 x W: 7/16 x D: 1 3/16 in. (3.22 x 1.06 x 3.03 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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