Items such as these represent Sokar, a god of rebirth. The item is made of wood covered in painted gesso. There is a hole in the top of the bird's head (likely for a headdress) and three dowel holes in the base.
Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 190]
- Other Identity
- 487A (round label with blue border) | 953 (rectangular serrated label)
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