Volume II Plate 54 - Skeletal remains ~ The Egyptians viewed their gods not as simple spirits but as intelligences that could be personified in a body. Some of their dietys took on the form of sacred animals and were extended the compliment of mummification. . Ibises, (a wading bird), falcons, and hundreds of thousands of cats were mummified, mirroring the respect they were shown in everyday Egyptian life.
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