5 December 2012
PROPERTY FROM A MIDWESTERN PRIVATE COLLECTION
AN EGYPTIAN BANDED AGATE HORUS FALCON
LATE PERIOD, DYNASTY XXVI-XXX, 664-343 B.C.
Standing with its wings together, surmounted by a solar disk
13/16 in. (2.1 cm.) high
Private Collection, U.K., early 20th century.
with Rupert Wace, London, circa 1980.
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For a two-toned faience falcon amulet with a similar composition see no. 25c in Andrews, Amulets of Ancient Egypt.
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