Figurine of a crouching falcon, Faience

Figurine of a crouching falcon

Period:
Early Dynastic Period
Date:
ca. 3100–2650 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Medium:
Faience
Dimensions:
H: 3.5 cm (1 3/8 in.); W: 4.2 cm (1 5/8 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.109.2
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 101
Purchased by the Museum from Maguid Sameda, 1959.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "From Land to Landscape." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 46, no. 38.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "The Human Figure." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 97.

Patch, Diana Craig 2011. "Early Dynastic Art." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 142.

Roth, Ann Macy 2011. "Objects, Animals, Humans, and Hybrids: The Evolution of Early Egyptian Representations of the Divine." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 197.

Allen, Susan J. 2011. "Works in the Exhibition." In Dawn of Egyptian Art, edited by Diana Craig Patch. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, p. 247, no. 38.