Egyptian Bronze Falcon

 

Egyptian Bronze Falcon

An ancient Egyptian bronze standing falcon, the closed wings crossed over the tail, the feathers defined by incision, a broad collar across the chest in horizontal rows, the separately cast talons now lacking.

Late Period, 26th Dynasty,
Ca. 664 - 525 BC.
Height: 4 3/4 in. (12.1 cm).

The falcon was associated with several different Egyptian deities. The predatory bird was a symbol of the sun-god Amun-Re and the sky-god Horus, as well as the war-god Montu.

Exhibited: The Detroit Institute of Arts, The Marko Collection: Antiquities, March - May 1990.

Published: W. H. Peck and P. Slough, The Marko Collection: Antiquities, (Detroit, 1990), no. 14.

Formerly in the H. and B. Marko collection, Michigan.

Inv#: 8112

$20,000

Guaranteed Authentic



More Images:

  • Egyptian Bronze Falcon
  • Egyptian Bronze Falcon
  • Egyptian Bronze Falcon
  • Egyptian Bronze Falcon
  • Egyptian Bronze Falcon
  • Egyptian Bronze Falcon

 

 

Hixenbaugh Ancient Art LTD, 235 East 60th Street, New York, NY 10022

212.989.9743   -   info@hixenbaugh.net

Copyright © 2006-2021 Hixenbaugh Ancient Art