Saqqara Bird

The Saqqara Bird is a bird-shaped artifact made of sycamore wood, discovered during the 1898 excavation of the Pa-di-Imen tomb in Saqqara, Egypt. It has been dated to approximately 200 BCE, and is now housed in the Museum of Egyptian Antiquities in Cairo. The Saqqara Bird has a wingspan of 180 mm (7.1 in) and weighs 39.12 g (1.380 oz).[1] Its function is not understood because of a lack of period documentation.

I want to fly

Ancient old wood figurine shaped as a bird, or ancient extraterrestrial airplane?

Where is the Saqqara Bird?

Region: Egypt
Coordinates: 29.8500 (Latitude) 31.2166 (Longitude)



Pa-di-Imen tomb

Ancient bird