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Human-headed hawk
Roman Period 30 BCE-395 CE

Medium
wood, gesso, pigment
Measurements
7.5 × 2.6 × 4.9 cm
Place/s of Execution
Egypt
Accession Number
D149-1994
Department
Antiquities
Credit Line
National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne
Presented by James E. Sherrard Esq., 1881
Gallery location
Not on display
Description
Small wooden figure of a hawk with a female head. Originally covered in gesso and painted but most of this gone. Traces of black and red paint visible. Wood is worn and broken in places, particularly on the face and pedestal.