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Relief plaque of a swallow

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Limestone relief plaque of a swallow. Possibly a sculptor's model (wr hieroglyph). An incised line defines the bird's wing. The plaque is chipped in the lower left hand corner. The bird is standing on a raised ledge.

Provenance

July 17, 1907: gift of Edward W. Forbes.

Credit Line

Gift of Edward W. Forbes

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Dimensions

Height x width x depth: 9.9 x 11.9 x 1.6 cm (3 7/8 x 4 11/16 x 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

07.282

Medium or Technique

Limestone

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture