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Mummy of an ibis

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Ibis mummy completely wrapped in alternating light and dark linen. No decorations.


1914: excavated by the Egypt Exploration Society; assigned to the EES by the government of Egypt; given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Society through Prof. Thomas Whitemore.

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Society by subscription

Egyptian, Greco-Roman Period, Roman Imperial, 30 B.C.–A.D 364

Object Place for Label


Abydos, Egypt


Width x length: 13 x 40 cm (5 1/8 x 15 3/4 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen and organic remains


The Ancient World


Organic remains