AN EGYPTIAN LIMESTONE HORUS FALCON
PTOLEMAIC PERIOD, 304-30 B.C.
Standing erect on an integral plinth, the wings closed with their pointed tips crossing above the fanned tail, the convex oval eyes framed by characteristic eye-markings in shallow relief, the small beak with indented nostrils and a downturned tip, the top of the head with a mortise for insertion of a now-missing crown
12 1/8 in. (30.7 cm.) high