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Horus Spearing the Enemy
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Horus Spearing the Enemy


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Description Carved in low relief, Horus is depicted with a hawk's head and double-crown, spearing a man who is also attacked by a lion.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
12/31/1969Treatmentexamined for loan; inpainted; surface cleaned
9/20/1957Treatmentcleaned
9/16/1960Treatmentcleaned
7/24/1972Treatmentcleaned; other; coated
9/03/1974Treatmentcleaned; coated
7/31/1998Examinationsurvey
4/01/2004Loan Considerationexamined for loan
Exhibitions
  • Ägypten Griechenland Rom: Abwehr und Berührung. Staedtische Galerie Liebieghaus, Frankfurt am Main. 2005-2006.
  • 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 Rev. William MacGregor Collection Sale, Sotheby's, London, 1922, no. 1566; Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1923, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1923

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Period
332-27 BC (Greco-Roman)
Medium
limestone
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
22.39
Measurements
H: 9 x W: 6 5/16 x D: 1 3/8 in. (22.8 x 16 x 3.5 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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