Mummified Ibis



Mummified ibis wrapped in linen bandages, arranged as a conical bundle. The mummy was X-rayed in 1995 for the exhibition, "Caught in Time" (1996-2005) at National Museums Liverpool’s Conservation Centre, the first permanent UK exhibition dedicated to explaining the work of museum conservators. Since September 2014 the mummy has been on loan to The Atkinson, Southport, and displayed in their permanent exhibition, 'Discover Ancient Egypt'. CONDITION NOTE (1998): Bindings fraying and fragmenting, discoloured. Conserved in 1995.