Head of falcon figure - 910x269.634_1

910x269.634_1

Head of falcon figure

Medium:Glazed composition (faience)
Geography: Probably from Deir el-Bahri, Egypt
Date: c. 1550-1069 BC
Period: 18th-20th Dynasty, New Kingdom
Dimensions:
3.8 x 0.5 x 2.5 cm
Object number: 910X269.634
Not on view
DescriptionThis faience falcon head is not a common offering type at the Deir el-Bahari shrine of Hathor.  However, different forms of Horus appear as both the son and consort of Hathor.  It may be that this head was part of a piece of jewellery, such as a broad collar or necklace.
Collection:
Egypt
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