Egyptian Silver Ra-Horakhty

Egyptian Silver Ra-Horakhty

An ancient Egyptian silver statuette of Ra-Horakhty, the falcon-headed god is depicted striding, wearing a solar disk with uraeus, tripartite wig, and kilt.

26th - 30th Dynasty,
Ca. 664 - 343 BC.
Height: 2 3/4 in. (7.1 cm).
Intact.

Ra-Horakhty was a combination of the gods Horus and Ra. Horus was a god of the sky, and Ra was the god of the sun. Thus, Ra-Horakhty was thought of as the god of the rising sun.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Egyptian Art in Miniature (1994), no. 40; Art of the Ancient World, vol. VIII (1995), no. 206.

Formerly in a Michigan private collection, acquired from Royal-Athena Galleries in 1999.

Exhibited: Ball State University Art Museum; George Mason University Art Museum, Fitchburg Art Museum, 2000 - 2016.

Inv#: 7904

$10,000



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