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Statuette of Horus as a Hawk
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Statuette of Horus as a Hawk


Description Provenance Credit
Description The god Horus embodied divine kingship: as god of the sky, he was depicted as a hawk or a man with a hawk's head. The hole on top of the head contains remnants of the base of a bronze crown or sun disk.
Provenance Maurice Nahman?, Cairo; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1928, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1928

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Period
ca. 250-200 BC (Greco-Roman)
Medium
gabbro rock, bronze
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.64
Measurements
H: 2 3/4 in. (7 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)

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