Birch, Samuel   [Hrsg.]
Catalogue of the collection of Egyptian antiquities at Alnwick Castle — London, 1880

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ANIMAL MUMMIES.

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being the title of the god Thoth. It is found mummied at different places, as
at Sakkarah, Hermopolis. It is tongue-shaped, in plain bandages, the outer
ones being of coarse linen. 1 ft. 2J in. long.

1506. Mummy, probably of snake; fiat oval, the outer covering ornamented
with crossing, vandyked, or herring-shaped bands: brown and coarse. About
-i- in. thick. Linen bandages.

1507. Rectangular case for holding the mummy of a small animal, such
as a lizard, a small snake, or crocodile. On the top, in relief, is a crocodile,
emsuh, placed in the direction of the length, showing that a small mummy of
this reptile was probably deposited in it. 3^ in. long, 1^ in. wide, f in. high.
Bronze.
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