**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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