Inv. n°: MMoCA753
Egyptian Polychrome Falcon
With a red-ochre coat covered with hewagons and circles of beads, the falcon sits on a yellow-ochre base. It wears a necklace of dark blue/green and ochre beads and reels. Possibly representing a cult image of a falcon god to be placed on the lid of a coffin, the bird is crisply painted in ochre, red and blue-black with its white face carefully highlighted in black with its all-seeing eye.
- , Cf. a very close example in 'The Egyptian Museum, Berlin', Berlin
- Rupert Wace Ancient Art
- , Animals in the Ancient World. The Levett Bestiary, France
- , Les animaux dans le monde antique. Le bestiaire Levett, France
- Musée d'Art Classique de Mougins (MACM), Mougins, France, from June 2011
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