Sokar hawk



Accession Number
EC229
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Left
Object Type
Sculpture, Sokar hawk
Period
Late Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 91mm | Width: 46mm | Depth: 132mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Falcon/hawk
Divine Name
Sokar

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Description

This Sokar hawk is made of wood with a gesso coating which was then painted. There is a dowel in the top of the head which was probably used to insert a crown.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 194]