Mummified Falcon card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummified Falcon


Currently not on display


The mummified remains of a bird, probably a small falcon. It is wrapped in plain bandaging, which is now discoloured. The bird is laid out with it's head bent forward. There is a historic photograph of an X-Ray accompanying the object. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Some bindings are fragmenting, some damage to face, white mottled substance. Wellcome Historical Medical Museum accession no.15392/3: Three mummied snakes in wrappings. 12" long, 3¼" long. and 5¼" long. Purchased at Sotheby's, London, 26 June - 6 July 1922 (MacGregor collection), Lot 640.