[X] Animals and Plants [X] Birds of Prey [X] Asia [X] Greco-Roman Period (332 BCE - 642 CE) [X] Ancient Egyptian Art
8 objects
F1909.506

Fused mosaic plaque

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<p>Fused mosaic plaque: ancient Egyptian motif-upper part of falcon, sacred bird of the sun god Horus, patron of the pharaohs and symbol of divine kingship. Probably of a royal titulary form an inlaid inscription on a naos.</p>
F1909.141

Falcon

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<p>Standing falcon. Black stone. Greek inscription.</p>
F1909.140

Falcon

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<p>Standing falcon. Black stone. Greek inscription.</p>
F1907.154

Horus falcon on shrine-shaped coffin

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<p>Oblong bronze pedestal (probably serving as coffin for a small mummified animal) surmounted by a Horus falcon wearing the Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. Coffin apparently retains its contents. Surface: mingled green and brown patina.</p>