Falcon coffin

Egyptian
Late Period, Dynasty 25–30
760–332 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x Length: 14.3 x 11.7 cm (5 5/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1987.285

Medium or Technique

Bronze

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Bronze falcon coffin surmounted by a figure of Horus wearing the double crown of Upper and Lower Egypt. The base is hollow to allow for the insertion of a mummy. A worn inscription is visible on the front of the base.

Provenance

Source Unknown

Credit Line

Source unidentified