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Wood and gesso painted with pigment
Late Period (525-332 B.C) – Dynasties 27-31
Size: 16.5cm high, 19cm deep, 7cm wide – 6½ ins high, 7½ ins deep, 2¾ ins wide
cf Finch and Co catalogue no. 8, item no. 24, for an ancient Egyptian mummified sacred falcon
Carefully carved wooden representations of the ‘Ba’ falcons were posted at the four corners of the outer sarcophagus and a carved image of the jackal Anubis was placed along the top, and together they would guard the exterior of the coffin.
|Height||16.50 cm||(6.50 inches)|
|Width||7.00 cm||(2.76 inches)|
|Depth||19.00 cm||(7.48 inches)|