Ancient Egyptian sculpture of the falcon-headed solar god Horus

The sacred bird of the falcon-headed solar god Horus, it was also regarded as his Ba.
The falcon was a bird that had protective powers, and was frequently linked with royalty, where it was depicted as
hovering over the head of the pharaoh The falcon was also sacred to Montu, god of war, and Sokar, god of the Memphite necropolis.

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