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1836 Wood Engraving Egyptian Green Ibis Thoth Ruins Afterlife Myth XGAA9

1836 Wood Engraving Egyptian Green Ibis Thoth Ruins Afterlife Myth XGAA9

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This is an original 1836 black and white in-text wood engraving of an Egyptian green Ibis amongst ancient ruins. The ibis was associated, in Egyptian mythology, with the afterlife. The ibis-headed go Thoth would be one of the gods who would judge the dead before allowing them to pass.

CONDITION

This 175+ year old Item is rated Very Fine +++. No creases. No natural defects.No surface rub.No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.

  • Product Type: Original In-Text Wood Engraving; Black / White
  • Grade: Very Fine +++
  • Dimensions: Approximately 3 x 3.5 inches; 8 x 9 cm
  • Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
  • Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)

Keywords specific to this image: bird, feather, scales of fate, columns, Nile, stream

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