Mummified Dog

Date: Roman Period, ca. 30 BC–AD 395
Maker: Egyptian
Dimensions: 12 ¼ H x 3 ¼ W x 4 Diam.
Materials: Linen, pigment, and organic remains
Provenance: Purchased from the Metropolitan Museum of Art
Credit: Albany Institute of History & Art Purchase
Accession Number: 1958.7.4
Originally thought to be a cat mummy, this mummified animal was recently determined to be the remains of a dog.