Horus Falcon Black Stone Amulet
Circa 25th-26th Dynasty, 747-525 BC
Description: Superb amulet of the squatting falcon deity Horus. On an integral rectangular base. Undrilled suspension loop
Height: 0.64 in. (1.6 cm)
Condition: Intact and fine.
Provenance: Private New England collection of an Egyptian lady who emigrated to the US in 1956.
Exhibited: Amarillo Art Center, Texas, October 9, 1974-November 3, 1974
Reference: See Amulets of Ancient Egypt, p. 28, #25A-D, for the type in glazed composition.