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Hawk; Falcon
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Hawk; Falcon


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Credit
Description The inlay depicts the falcon with an elaborate feather decor. The legs are missing and the original crown was probably made as an independent inlay.
Conservation

The object was dusted and surface cleaned with mineral spirits in preparation for exhibition and loan.

Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Treatmentcleaned; examined for exhibition; examined for loan
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Die Entstehung der Welt. Ägyptens letzter Schöpfungsmythos (The Origin of the World. Egypt’s Last Creation Myth). Roemer- und Pelizaeus- Museum, Hildesheim; Kunsthalle Leoben, Leoben. 2014-2015.
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
1450-1185 BCE (New Kingdom)
Medium
lapis lazuli
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.546
Measurements
H: 1 x W: 3/4 x D: 3/16 in. (2.5 x 1.9 x 0.4 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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