Mummy of an ibis
Roman Imperial, 30 B.C.–A.D 364
Findspot: Egypt, Abydos
Width x length: 13 x 40 cm (5 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.)
Medium or Technique
Linen and organic remains
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Ibis mummy completely wrapped in alternating light and dark linen. No decorations.
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.
Egypt Exploration Society by subscription