Sokar hawk



Accession Number
EC288
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Left
Object Type
Sculpture, Sokar hawk
Period
Late Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 119mm | Width: 82mm | Depth: 210mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Falcon/hawk
Divine Name
Sokar

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Description

A decorated wooden bird with red and black lattice (or net) decoration representing the god Sokar. The item is wood covered with gesso and then painted.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 198]