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Monumental relief of a Horus falcon

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Fragmentary limestone relief of Horus head. He is wearing the double crown. It is a high relief fragment. It is from the name-panel, enclosing wall Pyramid of SenwosretI.

Provenance

From el-Lisht, pyramid temple of Senwosret I. Before 1909: excavations of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, assigned to the MMA by the government of Egypt; May 13, 1937: given to the MFA by the MMA by exchange.

Credit Line

Received from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, by exchange

Egyptian, Middle Kingdom, Dynasty 12, reign of Senwosret I, 1971–1926 B.C.

Object Place for Label

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Egypt

Dimensions

Width x height x depth x weight: 73 x 61 x 19.8 cm, 120.2 kg (28 3/4 x 24 x 7 13/16 in., 265 lb.)

Accession Number

37.590

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements, Relief