Mummy bandage of Hepmeneh

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


Dimensions

Width x length: 10 x 239 cm (3 15/16 x 94 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1070

Medium or Technique

Ink on linen

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Portion of a linen mummy bandage, inscribed with texts and vignettes of Spell 17 from the Book of the Dead.

Provenance

By 1934: Horace L. Mayer Collection; January 13, 1934: lent by Horace L. Mayer; December 1959: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer