Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Statuette of a Ba – a bird with a human head representing the spirit that has freedom of movement between the realms of the living and the dead
1st–2nd century CE
H: 9.4; W: 3.5 cm
Gift of Abraham Guterman, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum
Accession number: 97.63.110

Ben-Tor, Daphna, The Immortals of Ancient Egypt, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 1997, English

The Immortals of Ancient Egypt: From the Abraham Guterman Collection of Ancient Egyptian Art, Israel Museum, Jerusalem, 02/10/1997 - 28/10/1997
A Mummy in Jerusalem: Secrets of the Afterlife, Israel Museum, Jerusalem

Digital presentation of this object was made possible by: The Ridgefield Foundation, New York, in memory of Henry J. and Erna D. Leir