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Fragment of a votive tablet of a falcon

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It is made of soft light limestone. It is also fine grained. A hawk is modeled in raised relief on one side. The tail of the bird is on another fragment. The details are incised. It is broken and mended.

Provenance

Egypt

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Mary S. Ames

Egyptian, New Kingdom, Dynasty 19, 1295–1186 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width: 11.2 x 7 cm (4 7/16 x 2 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

11.1501

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief