Mummified Cat

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Specimen Count
1
From NMNH Exhibit Hall "Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt" label for this artifact, 2011: Mummified cat, 332-30 B.C. This bundle may look like a cat mummy, but a CT scan reveals that it is completely empty inside.
Record Last Modified
2 Dec 2015
Topic
Archaeology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Site Name
Luxor
Donor Name
George Scott
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Place
Qena, Upper Egypt, Egypt, Africa
Accession Date
1921-Jun-27
Object Type
Animal Mummy
Accession Number
066755
USNM Number
A316508-0
Culture
Ancient Egyptian