Sokar hawk



Accession Number
EC637
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Left
Object Type
Sculpture, Sokar hawk
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 169mm | Width: 247mm | Depth: 84mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Falcon/hawk
Divine Name
Sokar

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Description

a wooden painted bird representing the god Sokar with a red and yellow lattice decoration.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 199]

Last modified: 18 Oct 2020

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