Fragment of shroud

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Painedjem I
1070–1044 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Deir el-Bahari, Thebes, Cache of royal mummies

Dimensions

Height by width: 13 x 13 cm (5 1/8 x 5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1567

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Light brown fragment of medium fine linen. One end is sewn into a hem. Labelled as coming from the Deir-el-Bahari cache, Queen Aahotep, XXVII dynasty.

Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, DB 320, royal cache (cleared 1881); Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1886: Clemente Maraini Collection, Lugano, Switzerland; by 1934: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1934: loaned to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1960: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1960.
(Accession Date: February 3, 2003)

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer