Statuette of Re-Horakhty

A work made of copper alloy with gilding.
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  • A work made of copper alloy with gilding.

Date:

Third Intermediate Period-Late Period, Dynasty 21–26 (about 1069–525 BC)

Artist:

Egyptian

About this artwork

This bronze figure of a man with a hawk head represents Re Horakhty, an Egyptian god of the sun.

On View

Ancient and Byzantine Art, Gallery 151

Artist

Ancient Egyptian

Title

Statuette of Re-Horakhty

Origin

Egypt

Date

1069 BC–664 BC

Medium

Copper alloy with gilding

Inscriptions

Inscription in gold on belt: Re Horakhty, chief of the gods

Dimensions

25 × 8.3 × 10.5 cm (9 7/8 × 3 1/4 × 4 1/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Henry H. Getty, Charles L. Hutchinson, and Robert H. Fleming

Reference Number

1894.261

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