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Egyptian Polychrome Painted Wood Falcon Horus

Egyptian Polychrome Painted Wood Falcon Horus

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Directory: Antiques: Regional Art: Ancient World: Egyptian: Wood: Pre AD 1000: Item # 747565

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Here you find a well provenanced Ancient Egyptian Wood Falcon from the Ptolemaic Period, 305-30 BC. Polychromed gesso on wood and intact save for some gesso loss as seen in photo. Eyes and beak are delineated with black pigment and most of the body done in a red and white. Measures 16 cm in length.

Provenance: D.K. Berlin, purchased at Icon Bazar, Cairo in 1974.

Reference: Royal Athena Galleries for 3 similar examples.