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Ibis Mummy

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Animal remains, linen
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 760–399 B.C.E.
    DYNASTY Dynasty 25 to Dynasty 28
    PERIOD Third Intermediate Period to Late Period
    DIMENSIONS 30 × 7 5/8 × 5 1/2 in. (76.2 × 19.4 × 14 cm) as mounted: 7 × 11 × 33 in. (17.8 × 27.9 × 83.8 cm)  (show scale)
    CREDIT LINE Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Mummified ibis bundle containing one adult ibis and one (possibly two) small (juvenile?) ibises. Body wrapped for decorative effect; face decayed.
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CAPTION Ibis Mummy, 760–399 B.C.E. Animal remains, linen, 30 × 7 5/8 × 5 1/2 in. (76.2 × 19.4 × 14 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1990E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (Gavin Ashworth,er), 37.1990E_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg)
    IMAGE overall, 37.1990E_Gavin_Ashworth_photograph.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph (Gavin Ashworth, photographer), 2012
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