Ibis. The most ancient civilisations of Egypt considered ibises sacred

Ibis. The most ancient civilisations of Egypt considered ibises sacred

Images of ibises can be met across all Egypt – on walls of temples, tombs, on the boards showing marketing rounds to Egypt. Snow-white sacred ibises with a black beak to which the most ancient civilisations of Egypt worshipped as an embodiment of god of wisdom Tota, last time contemplated in Egypt in 1801, now they do not meet in territories to the north of Sudan. And during their age-old times was so much that birds in nearly million mummified in Tuna-el-Gebel and other sanctuaries though their murder was registered on heavy crime – the main religion of Egypt so argued. Other quite often represented species of this bird – a redlegged ibis. Its figure served as a hieroglyph designating ah (a part of soul), and it is known as «a bird Ah». Ibisa karavayku represented dark, without plumage modulations. Tourism in Egypt now gives the chance to get acquainted with the main representatives of family ibisovy, meeting in the Plain of Nile, is an ibis of Ambozelli similar on a sacred ibis and his two motley cousins – a red ibis (remembers a flamingo, but much less, with blood-red plumage) and a krasnoklyuvy ibis with iridescent pink wings and a reddish beak.

Permits on rest in Egypt from Kemerovo are better for getting beforehand in tourist agency.

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