This artifact was dug up near what was believed to be where the Kaltan tribe resided some two thousand years ago. Being one of the six tribes at the foot of Mount Arratan, then an active volcano, they all prayed to the volcano god. The one they called Haargash.
An avian lord of some mystical realm? A deity perhaps, representing wisdom? No. Just a statue commemorating one of the greatest, and I use the term as tightly as possible here, criminal minds in Winter’s Verge.