Medium: Wood, clay, sand, corn, linen
Dates:305 B.C.E.-150 C.E.
Dimensions: 5 3/4 x 6 7/8 x 19 11/16 in. (14.6 x 17.5 x 50 cm)
Accession Number: 2007.1a-c
Catalogue Description: The object consists of a wooden coffin in the shape of a falcon. The upper section of the wooden coffin (a) is painted with red, blue, yellow and black pigments over a white gesso ground. The bottom section of the coffin (b) has a white gesso layer overall. Inside is a "corn mummy" (c), a mixture or inorganic and organic materials wrapped in finely woven linen. (a) Lid of coffin, (b) base of coffin, (c) mummy.