Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
On View: Funerary Gallery 2, Martha A. and Robert S. Rubin Gallery, 3rd Floor
Animal remains, linen
5 1/4 × 3 3/8 × 19 3/4 in. (13.3 × 8.6 × 50.2 cm) (show scale)
Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund
Mummified ibis, wrapped in shape of human mummy. "Wig" indicated by strips of black cloth; a slot once held head and beak made of metal or some other material.
The mummy contains stray ibis bones and possibly rocks.
Mummified Ibis, 664-332 B.C.E. Animal remains, linen, 5 1/4 × 3 3/8 × 19 3/4 in. (13.3 × 8.6 × 50.2 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 37.1985E. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 37.1985E_threequarter_PS2.jpg)
37.1985E_threequarter_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2010
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