Sculptor's Model of Horus Falcon
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Ptolemaic Period (probably)
5 1/4 × 4 × 5/8 in. (13.4 × 10.2 × 1.6 cm) (show scale)
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Sculptor's Model of Horus Falcon, 305-30 B.C.E. Limestone, gold, 5 1/4 × 4 × 5/8 in. (13.4 × 10.2 × 1.6 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X302. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: , CUR.X302_view01.jpg)
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Limestone sculptor’s model in sunk relief. Rectangular piece of fine grained limestone; on obverse, standing Horus falcon facing right wearing Double Crown. Details of body well worked. Entire sculptured surface covered with gold leaf. Reverse, on lower left side only, remains of ink guide lines.
Condition: Upper left corner missing. General condition good.
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