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Lot 0009
**Originally Listed At $300**

Ancient Egypt, Third Intermediate Period, ca. 1070 to 712 BCE. A pretty example of a wooden falcon, a sacred animal to the Egyptians, shown seated with his tail out behind him. Remains of black pigment are on the tail, while there is pretty blue faience-colored pigment remaining on the top of the head and the underside of the body. The falcon symbolizes Horus, one of the most significant and powerful of the Egyptian deities. Size: 1" W x 2.5" H (2.5 cm x 6.4 cm); 2.95" H (7.5 cm) on included custom stand.

Provenance: private A.G. collection, Chicago, Illinois, USA

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Wear on wood surface commensurate with age, with a nice dark patina from handling. Form is very clear, with some remaining pigment, especially on the underside.

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Egyptian Wooden Falcon / Horus

Estimate $500 - $700Apr 30, 2018
686 S. Taylor Avenue Suite 106
Louisville, CO 80027
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