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mummy-wrapping / animal mummy

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    EA53938

  • Description

    Mummified ibis; linen wrappings in geometric pattern.

  • Culture/period

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 43.2 centimetres
  • Curator's comments

    Published: Art and Afterlife in Ancient Egypt (Japan 1999-2000): No 147

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2001 26 Jun-23 Sep, Birmingham Gas Hall, Egypt Revealed
    2004 10 Jul-4 Sept, Bolton Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    2004 18 Sept-14 Nov, Salford Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    2004-2005 27 Nov-23 Jan, Chester, Grosvenor Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    2005 5 Feb-28 May, Warrington Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    2005 18 Jun-18 Sept, Rochdale Art Gallery, Beasts of the Nile
    2005 26 Sept-2 Dec, Preston, Museum of Lancashire, Beasts of the Nile
    2006 14 Jan-22 Apr, Lancaster City Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    2006 9 May-6 Aug, Scunthorpe, North Lincolnshire Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    2006 14 Aug-19 Nov, Swansea Museum, Beasts of the Nile
    19th Nov 2011- 11 Mar 2012. Richmond , VA, Virginia museum of Fine Art. Mummy. The inside story.
    Mar - Oct 2012. Brisbane, Queensland Museum South Bank. Mummy: The Inside Story
    2012/3, Nov-Apr, Mumbai, CSMVS, Mummy: The Inside Story

  • Condition

    good

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1914

  • Department

    Ancient Egypt & Sudan

  • BM/Big number

    EA53938

  • Registration number

    1914,1010.41


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