Falcon Relic Box card

Falcon Relic Box


On display


Solid cast copper alloy statuette of Horus as a falcon wearing the Double Crown of Upper and Lower Egypt, and uraeus. Details of the feathers and legs are finely incised. Standing on a rectangular pedestal on top of a hollow container for the remains of a falcon. Spiral ornament lost from the front of the crown. Otherwise intact. Described by Professor Percy Newberry as being of a “good technique” and dating to the Saite Period – Romano-Egyptian Period.