Coffin for a hawk

Hilton Price Number
Current Location
National Museum of Scotland
Museum Accession Number
Object Type
Tomb equipment, Coffin/sarcophagus/cartonnage, Coffin/sarcophagus of animals, Coffin/sarcophagus of bird
Metals/alloys (Copper alloy)
Height (of hawk): 3¾ inches | Length: 7 inches | Width: 2 inches
Number of Elements

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Rectangular Case for receiving the mummied remains of a hawk ; it has been opened. Upon the top is a figure of a hawk, height 3¾ inches, wearing the pschent. 7 in. X 2 in. Bronze.


Price, Frederick George Hilton (1897) A catalogue of the Egyptian antiquities in the possession of F. G. Hilton Price. London: Quaritch. Anonymous (1911). Catalogue of the important and extensive collection of Egyptian antiquities, the property of the late F. G. Hilton-Price, Esq. [...] : which will be sold by auction by Sotheby, Wilkinson & Hodge [...] on Wednesday, 12th July, 1911, and two following days, and on Monday, the 17th of July, and four following days. London: Davy.

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Last modified: 14 Sep 2021

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