Mummified Falcon card

Courtesy of National Museums Liverpool, World Museum

Mummified Falcon

56.21.538

Currently not on display

Information

Mummified falcon or kestrel. Upper part unwrapped with traces of gilding, perhaps from a mask. Accompanied by a photograph of an X-Ray. Donated to Norwich Castle Museum by J. H. Walter 7 April 1897, said to have been collected at Deir el Bahri. CONDITION NOTE 1998: Some bindings missing, damage to tail, head exposed, remnants of gold.