Mummified Ibis


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Artifact Identification Mummified Ibis   (1989.07.0001A)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Ptolemaic Dynasty, 305 - 30 BCE
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 38.5 cm
Dimension 2 (Depth) 13.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Width) 13.5 cm
Weight 4,407 g
Measuring Remarks A and B weighed together.
Materials Animal--Beak, Animal--Bone, Animal--Feather, Animal--Viscera, Textile--Linen, Animal--Skin--without Fur/Feathers/Scales
Manufacturing Processes Weaving,
Munsell Color Information waived

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. 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 Gift of Harlan J. and Pamela Berk
Reproduction no
Reproduction Information N/A

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