7 December 2000
AN EGYPTIAN MUMMIFIED IBIS
Roman Imperial Period, Circa 2nd Century A.D.
With bands of wrapped linen enclosing the bird, the head turned back
6¼ in. (15.9 cm) high
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For a similar example see no. 188, p. 232 in D'Auria et al., Mummies and Magic, The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt.
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