Ba bird



Accession Number
EC504
Current Location
House of Life (first floor), Drawers beneath senet board, Drawer 3
Object Type
Sculpture, Ba bird
Material
Wood
Measurements
Height: 77mm | Width: 13mm | Depth: 17mm
Number of Elements
1

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Description

A ba bird with its face and legs missing. This example has a sun disc on its head. Stylistically this type seems to come from Meroe. The solar discs might suggest an afterlife associated with the sun god.