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Mummy cloth

Egyptian
New Kingdom or later, Dynasty 18–21
1550–945 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache

Dimensions

Textile a: overall: 18 x 14.5 cm (7 1/16 x 5 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

60.1554

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Textile a: very light brown fragment of loosely woven fine linen.

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