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    Sale 5951

    Antiquities Including the Plesch Collection of Ancient Glass

    28 April 2009, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 142

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HORUS FALCON

    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 6TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE HORUS FALCON
    LATE PERIOD-PTOLEMAIC, CIRCA 6TH-3RD CENTURY B.C.
    Wearing the double crown, finely incised details of feathers and facial markings, on integral base, mounted
    3½ in. (9 cm.) high


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    Provenance

    Acquired by the present owner's late grandmother in Egypt between 1927 and 1938.