User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

Falcon coffin

Start collecting

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

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

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture