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EW1405

A large Egyptian Linen Wrapped Falcon Mummy with X-Ray, Ptolemaic Period ca 332 - 30BC

This example has been prepared with exceptional care, the elaborate linen wrappings carefully arranged in a multi-dimensional geometrical pattern using two different weaves of light and dark brown cloth, the head covered with a miniature stucco mask representing the falcon's features with  markings in black ink, with tripartite wig of alternating dark brown and tan linen wraps around the mask falling to the shoulders. 

Condition:  Refer to attached Conservation and Condition report by Steven Pickman Conservation.

Dimensions: Length: 20.5 inches (52 cm)

Provenance:  Steven Bono private collection, Chicago, IL, acquired from Sadigh Galleries NY August 15th, 2001.

 

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