Falcon Coffin
Falcon Coffin
Egypt, Late Period, Dynasties 27-30, 525-343 B.C.E.
Bronze, Height x Length: 14.3 x 11.7 cm (5 5/8 x 4 5/8 in.)
Museum acquisition, source unidentified 1987, MFA #1987.285
Photo © Joan Ann Lansberry
"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." (Museum website description)

Horus Falcon on Shrine at Freer Gallery