Mummied Ibis

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Specimen Count
1
MUMMIFIED SPECIMEN WITH WRAPPINGS. MIGHT BE FROM CATALOGUE #S 1563 - 1565?
From NMNH Exhibit Hall "Eternal Life in Ancient Egypt" label for this artifact, 2011: Mummified ibis; Species: Threskiornis aethiopicus, sacred ibis (probable); 332-30 B.C. Embalmers bound this ibis with swatches of different quality linen, and oils and resins left the blackish-brown stains. It contains only a leg and wing from a sacred ibis.
Record Last Modified
18 Oct 2017
Topic
Archaeology
NMNH - Anthropology Dept.
Donor Name
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Place
Egypt, Africa
Accession Date
1991
Object Type
Animal Mummy
Accession Number
999999
USNM Number
AT5605-0
Culture
Ancient Egyptian