MUMMIFIED ANIMALS

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Product Number:43185

Size:

16" x 4"

Date:

305-30 BC
Mummified falcon with the face of a human. It was the falcon that surmounted the royal Serekh were it served as a protective function. The bird was also sacred to the Gods Montu and Sokar and occasionally associated with the Goddess, Hathor. The Horus-falcon was the guardian deity of the ruler and is frequently depicted with its wings outstretched protectively behind the head of the king. Ptolemaic.

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