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Im. 1: (1 (Α, B, C, D, E): Shrew bones found in the Ibis burials at Saqqara catacombs, Egypt. Im. 2: Bone of rat from same burial. Im. 3 A, B: Butterfly of the Belenois Aurota species, from the coast of Syria. Im. 4 A, B: Butterfly of the Colotis fausta species from the coast of Syria. Im. 5 A, B: Leaden tablet bearing inscription in Greek, from Beirut. Im. 6, 7: Amulets in cylindrical shape made of red jasper (6) and serpentine (7) bought by Olivier in Sanliurfa.
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.
Catacombs of Saqqara: A. Plan of human burials. B. Plan of the Ibis Catacomb (bird burials). C. View of a wall from the Catacombs of Apis. Two pyramids from Saqqara.
View of the ruins of the fortress of Babylon, in the Coptic quarter of Cairo. View of the Pyramids of Dahshour, Saqqara and Giza.
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