Sacred ibis mummies from the necropolis of Saqqara. A: Vase containing the embalmed bird. B, C: Vase after the removal of the seal. D, E, F: Views of the mummy as the shroud is gradually removed. G: Bones and remains of the bird's plumage. Catfish (Bagridae). Fish from lake Moeris.
Different views of Embalmed birds of Egypt. The fish Gourgour or Shahr of the Nile. The Fish Kesher or Kabouck of the Lake Moeris.
POCOCKE, Richard. A Description of the East, and some other Countries. Volume the First. Observations on Egypt, vol. Ι, London, W. Bowyer, MDCCXLIII [=1743].
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