DIMINUTIVE EGYPTIAN GOLD AMULET OF A FALCON
Representative of the Sun- God Horus, son of Osiris and Isis.
Molded hollow sheet figure on flat sheet ground-line. Pierced for suspension through the breast and out the back of the shoulders.
Third Intermediate to early Late Period, Dynasty XXV–XXVI, ca. 732–525 BC
10 x 12 mm (4/10 x 1⁄2"); 0.4 gm.
Ex: Swiss private collection, Bouvier family, documented in 1959.
BRAFA Art Fair. (Brussels, 26 Jan- 2 Feb 2020)
Antiquarium, Ltd.; Ancient Treasures XVIII (London, 2019) p.9
Andrews, Carol ; Amulets of Ancient Egypt (London, 1994) no.67a, pp. 27-29 (an earlier example)
Brooklyn Museum acc. no. 37.796E
Museum of Fine Arts, Boston acc. nos. 20.253; 23.379