University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Athropology


Author: Stine Rossel

A Tale of the Bones

Animal Use in the Temple and Town of Wah-Sut

By: Stine Rossel

Many sources provide evidence of animal use in ancient Egypt. For example, the Egyptians were meticulous in depicting their natural surroundings, including animals, in their art. Reliefs, wall-paintings, and sculptures showed the gods with animals, and many hieroglyphs, taking the form of animals, attest to their veneration. Animal bones recovered from excavations are another rich […]