Faience Amulet of the God Horus in Form of a Falcon

Culture: Egyptian
Period: Late Period, 664-332 B.C.
Material: Faience
Dimensions: 1,8 cm high
Price: Sold
Ref: 1105
Provenance: Collection Madeleine Meunier (1921-2009), Paris. Acquired between 1950 and 1970.
Condition: A small break on the plinth.
Description: Finely worked amulet of light green/white faience of the Egyptian god Horus in form of a falcon. Horus, the god of heaven and protector of the children, has a full feathering which is differently worked out on the wings, tail as well as on the head. The long tail rests at the back on the plinth. On the back an eyelet for suspension.