Ibis Mummy


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Artifact Identification Ibis Mummy   (1914.05.0209)
  1. Communication Artifacts
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  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date N/A
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 43.4 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 21.0 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 8.0 cm
Weight 1,016 g
Measuring Remarks Measured while on display
Materials Animal--Bone, Textile
Manufacturing Processes N/A
Munsell Color Information Moderate Reddish Brown (2.5YR 4/4 ) -ns Grayish Brown ( 7.5YR 3/2) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

Dodson, Aidan. "Rituals Related to Animal Cults." In Jacco Dieleman, Willeke Wendrich (eds.), UCLA Encyclopedia of Egyptology. Los Angeles. http://escholarship.org/uc/ite/6wk541n0 James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. Smelik, K.A.D. "The Cult of the Ibis in the Graeco-Roman Period: With Special Attention to the Data from the Papyri" in Studies in Hellenistic Religions, M. J. Vermaseren, ed. Leiden: E. J. Brill, 1979.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data N/A
Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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