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Statuette of falcon

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Falcon, painted red, green, yellow, white, and black. Possibly from a canopic chest (cf. 98.1128).

Provenance

Luigi Vassalli Collection (1812-1887); by 1957: Horace L. Mayer Collection; 1957: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Late Period, 664–332 B.C.

Dimensions

Overall: 19cm (7 1/2in.)

Accession Number

57.411

Medium or Technique

Painted wood

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment