Ibis Coffin from Ancient Egypt

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 17 November 2017
Ibis Coffin from Ancient Egypt

This ancient Egyptian coffin was made of bronze and gilded wood for an ibis. It dates to the Ptolemaic Period (323-30 BCE) and was found at Hermopolis, Egypt. (Royal Ontario Museum, Toronto)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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Wiener, J. B. (2017, November 17). Ibis Coffin from Ancient Egypt. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/7644/

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Wiener, James B. "Ibis Coffin from Ancient Egypt." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 17, 2017. https://www.ancient.eu/image/7644/.

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Wiener, James B. "Ibis Coffin from Ancient Egypt." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 17 Nov 2017. Web. 19 May 2019.

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