Figure of Horus

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Figure of Horus


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 Egypt, First Dynasty, Old Kingdom.

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