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The motif Ibis bird in Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales and stories
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The motif Ibis bird in Hans Christian Andersen's fairy tales and stories

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Description of this motif: The Ibis bird (Ibis aethiopica) was a sacred bird in ancient Egypt. It was considered immortal, and dead ibises were embalmed. The Egyptian god Thoth, god of wisdom and writing, had the head of an ibis.

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