Fragment: a hawk in relief

Historical period(s)
Date unknown
Medium
Stone, Soft limestone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 10 x 15.3 x 1.7 cm (3 15/16 x 6 x 11/16 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1908.57
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure: hawk (fragment)

Keywords
Egypt, hawk
Provenance

Discovered in Fayoum, Egypt [1]

To 1908
Michel Casira, Cairo, Egypt, to 1908 [2]

From 1908 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Michel Casira in 1908 [3]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [4]

Notes:

[1] According to Curatorial Remark 2 in the object record.

[2] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 56, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[3] See note 2.

[4] The original deed of Charles Lang Freer's gift was signed in 1906. The collection was received in 1920 upon the completion of the Freer Gallery.

Previous Owner(s)

Michel Casira (C.L. Freer source)
Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
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