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Ibis Mummy

Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

MEDIUM Animal remains, linen
  • Place Made: Egypt
  • DATES 30 B.C.E.-395 C.E.
    PERIOD Roman Period
    DIMENSIONS 4 1/4 × 2 3/4 × 12 in. (10.8 × 7 × 30.5 cm)  (show scale)
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
    CREDIT LINE Brooklyn Museum Collection
    RIGHTS STATEMENT Creative Commons-BY
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    CAPTION Ibis Mummy, 30 B.C.E.-395 C.E. Animal remains, linen, 4 1/4 × 2 3/4 × 12 in. (10.8 × 7 × 30.5 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn Museum Collection, X1179.1. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, X1179.1_top_PS2.jpg)
    IMAGE top, X1179.1_top_PS2.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2008
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    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Ibis mummy wrapped in linen. Linen are arranged in an elaborate design where the strips are in varying lengths of rectangular strips. The linens are natural colored with accents of linen in a darker brown color.
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