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Horus Falcon


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Description The falcon rather crudely carved of lapis lazuli has the remains of a headdress made of gold foil attached to a rather battered brow. The piece is perforated behind the legs and was probably part a necklace or a collar.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
10/08/1974Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Jewelry - Ancient to Modern. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1979-1980.
Provenance Dikran Kelekian, New York and Paris [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1929 (?), by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1929 (?)

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Period
664-330 BCE (Late Period)
Medium
lapis lazuli, gold
(Precious Stones & Gems)
Accession Number
42.220
Measurements
H: 1/2 x W: 3/16 x D: 9/16 in. (1.23 x 0.4 x 1.41 cm)
Geographies
  • Egypt (Place of Origin)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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