Relief of Horus and Seth

Relief of Horus and Seth

Decoration on the side of the throne of King Senusret I showing the theme of the unification of the Two Lands ‘Sema-Tawy’, which was associated with the Nile god, Hapi. He was replaced by Horus …

Electrum Falcon Pendant of the God Horus

Electrum Falcon Pendant of the God Horus

The Middle Kingdom in Egypt is generally regarded as the zenith of Egyptian jewelry making. The jewelers of the royal court produced items of exquisite simplicity and elegant design from rare and exotic materials. Many …

Statue of King Horemheb and God Horus

Statue of Horemheb and Horus

This nearly life-size statue is made of white limestone. Horemheb is seated on the right side of Horus, who places his right arm around the king’s waist. The god’s left hand is holding the sign …

Tutankhamun's Pectoral of Horus with Sun-disk

Tutankhamun’s Pectoral of Horus with Sun-disk

Pectoral jewel depicting Horus in the form of a falcon with outspread wings around the sun disk, holding shen rings, the symbols of eternal protection in his claws. Made out of gold, carnelian and inlaid …

Head of the Falcon God Horus

This exquisite head of the falcon god Horus, lord of the sun and patron deity of kingship, was found below the floor of the main chamber of his temple at Hierakonpolis, north of Edfu. The …

Statue of the God Horus as a Falcon

This limestone statue probably comes from a chapel dedicated to the god Horus, in the vicinity of the tomb of King Djer at Abydos. At the time of the discovery, the statue still retained significant …

Statue of Ramesses III with Horus and Seth. Egyptian Museum, Cairo. JE 31628

Statue of King Ramesses III with Horus and Seth

The group represents King Ramesses III, the god Horus and the god Seth. The three statues are standing and are all approximately the same height. The statue of the king is between the other two, …

Mummy of a Falcon

Mummified animals were quite common in Egypt and included all sorts of animals and birds thought to represent various divinities. The mummy of a falcon represents the god Horus. The falcon is wrapped in the …