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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.


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.

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Received from the Metropolitan Museum of Art, by exchange

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

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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.)

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The Ancient World


Architectural elements, Relief