Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
664-525 B.C.E., or earlier
Dynasty 26, or earlier
Late Period (or earlier)
1 1/4 × 1 5/16 × 1 5/16 in. (3.1 × 3.3 × 3.4 cm) (show scale)
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Falcon Head, 664-525 B.C.E., or earlier. Bronze, gold, 1 1/4 × 1 5/16 × 1 5/16 in. (3.1 × 3.3 × 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.107. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 16.107_back_PS11.jpg)
back, 16.107_back_PS11.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2021
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Small bronze Horus-Hawk head inlaid with gold.
Condition: The piece appears to be of outstanding quality but is in sadly damaged condition though apparently intact. Most of the object, in particular the face, is covered with heavy dark green corrosion with numerous spots of light green. The details of the face have suffered considerably and some of the gold inlay is doubtless lost.
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