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Sculptor's Model of Horus Falcon

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Limestone, gold
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 305-30 B.C.E
    PERIOD Ptolemaic Period (probably)
    DIMENSIONS 5 1/4 × 4 × 5/8 in. (13.4 × 10.2 × 1.6 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION 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.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION 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)
    IMAGE overall, CUR.X302_view01.jpg., 2018
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    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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