An Egyptian mummified falcon
Lot 344*
An Egyptian mummified falcon
Sold for £687 (US$ 1,155) inc. premium
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Lot Details
An Egyptian mummified falcon
Late Period, circa 664-30 B.C.
Wrapped in multiple strips of linen bandaging, 9in (22.5cm) long

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  • Provenance:
    Collection of Reginald Berti Haselden (1881-1952), acquired in the first half of the 20th Century.

    Captain Haselden was curator of manuscripts at the Huntington Library in San Marino, California, circa 1928-38 and 'pioneered the application of modern technology to the study of manuscripts': R.L. Easton Jr and W. Noel, 'Infinite Possibilities: Ten Years of Study of the Archimedes Palimpsest', Proceeding of the American Philological Society, vol. 154, no. 1, March 2010, p.53.
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  1. Claudio Corsi
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