Mummy of an ibis
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 364
Length: 40 cm (15 3/4 in.)
Not On View
This drop-shaped linen bundle contains the mummified remains of an ibis, a bird associated with the ancient Egyptian god Thoth. Rectangular panels of linen on the front wrappings create four sections of nested squares. The mummy is in stable, intact condition.
Gift of Egypt Exploration Society through Prof. Thomas Whitemore.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1014)
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