Fragment of mummy linen

Egyptian
Hellenistic to early Roman Period
late 4th century B.C.–2nd century A.D.


Dimensions

40 x 42 cm (15 3/4 x 16 9/16 in.); Legacy dimension: .420 x .400

Accession Number

20.895

Medium or Technique

Painted linen

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Fragment of mummy linen. Painted. Hawk wearing double crown, and two canopic jars. Above band of inscription with right wing of sun disc. The vertical and one horizontal block of inscription, colored black, yellow, red, pink, and green.

Provenance

By 1920, with Denman Waldo Ross.

Credit Line

Denman Waldo Ross Collection