Mummy of an ibis

Egyptian
Greco-Roman Period
Roman Imperial, 30 B.C.–A.D 364


Findspot: Egypt, Abydos

Dimensions

Width x length: 13 x 40 cm (5 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

RES.14.34

Medium or Technique

Linen and organic remains

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Ibis mummy completely wrapped in alternating light and dark linen. No decorations.

Provenance

1914: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; assigned to the EES by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through Prof. Thomas Whitemore.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription