Copper alloy figure of Horus as a hawk
circa 332 B.C. circa 30 B.C.
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.
Egypt, production, country
copper alloy; bronze
height, 34, cm
width, 11, cm
given; 1940; Hanbury, D.H.T.
FM/55/3/Pease; T. H. Ormston Pease: Loan of Egyptian antiquities collected by his father, Thomas Pease.
Object Number: E.1.1940
(record id: 54329; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-10)