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Fragments from a mummy covering

Egyptian
Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty)
305–30 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Dendara

Dimensions

Overall: 26 x 70 cm (10 1/4 x 27 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1105a-b

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Mummy trappings

Two fragments; symbols and squares in red, green, white, yellow and black. Badly torn. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF.
(Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription