Sokar hawk



Accession Number
EC233
Current Location
House of Death (ground floor), Coffins case, Left
Object Type
Sculpture, Sokar hawk
Period
Late Period
Material
Wood
Provenance
Egypt
Measurements
Height: 62mm | Width: 57mm | Depth: 142mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Falcon/hawk
Divine Name
Sokar

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Description

A statue of a wooden bird representing Sokar, a god of rebirth. This object is made of wood coated in gesso and painted.

Bibliography

Anonymous. 1996. The face of Egypt: Swansea Festival exhibition: 5 October 1996–5 January 1997. Swansea: Glynn Vivian Art Gallery. [Cat. 191]

Last modified: 18 Oct 2020

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