Collection Area: Ancient Egyptian Art
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.
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.