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Falcon on a standard

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Wood; yellow on inside; dark brown on outside; details of wings incised on surface; chipped and battered.

Provenance

By 1909: purchased in Egypt by Joseph Lindon Smith; 1909: on loan to the MFA; 1911: purchased by the MFA through funds provided by Mary S. Ames. (Accession date: August 3, 1911.)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian,

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Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 4.5 x 14.5 cm (1 3/4 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

11.1503

Medium or Technique

Wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture