Image: Ancient Egyptian mummified ibis

Ancient Egyptian mummified ibis

Ancient Egyptian mummified ibis wrapped in linen bandages. The animal mummy is sitting on foam blocks and is covered with modern nylon netting for conservation purposes.
From Abydos in Egypt, it is dated as being from the Roman Period, 30 BCE- 395 CE (AD).

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Tags Ancient Egypt, mummy, mummification, death, burial, animal mummy, mummies,

1 comment

IECIM - 7.04 AM, 16 April 2012
Are fungi those white spots?

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