Falcon Figure



Limestone figure in the style of Horus of Edfu minus a crown. Very roughly carved with many chisel marks. Marked in black "P V 13". Label stuck to the back marked 44. Red writing on the base, like other objects from the collection of Robert de Rustafjaell. Ancient or forgery? CONDITION NOTE 1998: Incomplete, chipped, worn, surface loss, surface dirt, label adhered to surface. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 9-10 December 1907 (Robert de Rustafjaell sale).