Figure of Horus

Item Code MG 006

A bronze hawk statue perhaps a model of the hawk-god Horus. There is incised facial details and wings. The figure rests on a wooden platform. This figure of the hawk-headed Horus, sky god and sky-hawk, was associated originally with King Chephren, builder of the Second Pyramid. Horus was the god of Northern Egypt before the two kingdoms were united. Ancient Egyptian, First Dynasty, Old Kingdom.

Object Details

Artist / Designer /Maker Unknown
Object Type Sculpture
Materials Metal