Fig.1: Ibis mummies, showing wrappings, skulls, and limb bones (Description de l'Egypte, Hist. Nat. vol. IIA, pl. 53, 1809)The white ibis, considered sacred in Egypt and associated with the god Thoth, was frequently mummified and placed in tombs. These examples are from Thebes, as are others illustrated in Description de L'Egypte.
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