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Title:

Copper alloy figure of Horus as a hawk

Category:

figure

Name:

statuette

Date:

circa 332 B.C. circa 30 B.C.

Period:

Ptolemaic

Description:

Horus falcon, with crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. The ruling king of Egypt was believed to be the living embodiment of the god Horus, son of Isis and Osiris.

Production
Place (legacy):

Egypt, production, country

Find Spot:

Egypt

Material:

copper alloy; bronze

Dimension(s):

height, 34, cm
width, 11, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1940; Hanbury, D.H.T.

Related Object:

FM/55/3/Pease; T. H. Ormston Pease: Loan of Egyptian antiquities collected by his father, Thomas Pease.

Accession:

Object Number: E.1.1940
(Antiquities)
(record id: 54329; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/54329





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