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Fragment of shroud

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period
Greco–roman era


Findspot: Egypt, Faiyum

Accession Number

60.1624

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Africa and Oceania, Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Very light brown fragment of loosely woven fine linen.

Provenance

Faiyum, Crocodilopolis, Mit-Fares. 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.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer