Collection:                       Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art

Title:                                 Mummified Animal in Jar

Classification:                 Animal Remains, Ceremonial

Date Label:                      664-332 B.C.E.

Period:                             Late Period

place made:                    Egypt, Africa

Medium:                           Pottery, animal remains, linen

Description:                     Mummified Ibis (37.1953Ea), crudely wrapped, in open-topped conical pottery jar (37.1953Eb).

Dimensions:                    Jar: 5 1/8 x 3 1/8 x 12 5/8 in. (13 x 8 x 32 cm)

Exhibition History:          [Mummy Rotation, Year 4]: Scheduled to be exhibited in "Lost Egypt" exhibition, tour year 4. Great Lakes Science Center, Cleveland OH (2/1/13- 4/28/13), St. Louis Science Center (5/25/13-9/2/13), and Don Harrington Discovery Center, Amarillo (9/29/13-2/1/14).

Credit Line:                      Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund

Current Location:           37.1953Ea-b - Brooklyn Museum

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