Ancient Egyptians Gathered Birds from the Wild for Sacrifice and Mummification (image) PLOS Share Print E-Mail Caption Scene from the Books of the Dead (The Egyptian museum) showing the ibis-headed God Thoth recording the result of the final judgement. Credit Wasef et al, 2019 Usage Restrictions CC-BY: Redistribution permitted with credit. Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.