Mummified "cat"



Accession Number
EC779
Current Location
In storage
Object Types
Fakes and replicas, Fakes | Organic remains, Mammal, Mammal mummy, Cat mummy
Periods
Late Period to Graeco-Roman Period
Materials
Natural compounds | Textile/fibres (Linen)
Measurements
Length: 380mm
Number of Elements
1
Animal
Cat

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Description

This mummy appears from external examination to be a mummified cat, however, an X-Ray carried out by Richard Johnston of Swansea University Engineering Department in April 2014 showed that this bundles contains no bones.