Falcon Mummy

1989.07.0002A

Photo of Falcon Mummy

Basic Information

Artifact Identification Falcon Mummy   (1989.07.0002A)
Classification Communication Artifacts : Ceremonial Artifacts : Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location Africa, North, Egypt
Period/Date Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305 – 30 BCE
Culture Egyptian
Location On Exhibitin the Egypt exhibit

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 33.0 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 7.3 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 6.3 cm
Weight 248 g
Measuring Remarks The width is from shoulder to shoulder; the depth was taken from the tip of the beak to the back of the head.
Materials Textile--Linen, Animal--Beak, Animal--Bone, Animal--Feather, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales, Animal--Viscera
Manufacturing Processes Weaving
Munsell Color Information Dark Grayish Yellowish Brown (10 YR 2/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description

Image in the 2005 Illio University of Illinois Yearbook.

Description N/A
Comparanda N/A
Bibliography N/A

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela Berk
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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