London, South Kensington
28 April 2004
AN EGYPTIAN BRONZE FIGURE OF HORUS THE FALCON ON A SHRINE
CIRCA 4TH CENTURY B.C.
The standing falcon god wearing double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, with chased feather details, traces of gilding on head and body, on rectangular cavetto-corniced shrine
6 in. (15 cm.) long; 4¼ in. (11 cm.) high
Formerly in the 18th Century collection of The Lord Norton, Fillongley House, Warwickshire.
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