Sokar hawk



Accession Number
EC232
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Left
Object Type
Sculpture, Sokar hawk
Period
Late Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 79mm | Width: 52mm | Depth: 140mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Falcon/hawk
Divine Name
Sokar

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Description

This Sokar hawk is decorated with a net pattern. It is made of wood, coated with gesso and painted. There are two dowel holes in the base and one in the head.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 197]