University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 81-18-8
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ptolemaic
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 305 - 30 B.C.E.
Early Date: -306
Late Date: -29
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Wood
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Horus
Falcon
Credit Line:Gift of Florence M. Web, 1981

Description

Painted wooden sculpture of Horus falcon. Much of paint worn off (wings painted in blue, red and orange stripes, body in red). Circular hole in top of head; small square cutting in bottom of flat base.


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