Description The falcon was associated with several celestial gods. One was Horus, a deity closely identified with living monarchs. This sculpture served as a protective image at a temple and once had a crown made separately, perhaps also from stone or even gilded bronze.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1914, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1914
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