Plaque depicting a hawk

Historical period(s)
Possibly Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305-30 BCE
Medium
Soft limestone
Dimensions
H x W x D (overall): 6.1 x 6.3 x 1.9 cm (2 3/8 x 2 1/2 x 3/4 in)
Geography
Egypt
Credit Line
Gift of Charles Lang Freer
Collection
Freer Gallery of Art
Accession Number
F1909.59
On View Location
Currently not on view
Classification(s)
Sculpture, Stone
Type

Figure: animal

Keywords
Egypt, hawk, Ptolemaic Dynasty (305 - 30 BCE)
Provenance

To 1909
Maurice Nahman (1868-1948), Cairo, Egypt, to 1909 [1]

From 1909 to 1919
Charles Lang Freer (1854-1919), purchased from Maurice Nahman in 1909 [2]

From 1920
Freer Gallery of Art, gift of Charles Lang Freer in 1920 [3]

Notes:

[1] See Original Miscellaneous List, S.I. 160, Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives.

[2] See note 1.

[3] 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)

Charles Lang Freer 1854-1919
Maurice Nahman (C.L. Freer source) 1868-1948

Collection Area(s)
Ancient Egyptian Art
Web Resources
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