Mummy cloth of Duathathor-Henttawy, wife of Pinudjem I

Egyptian
Third Intermediate Period, Dynasty 21, reign of Painedjem I
1070–1032 B.C.


Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri cache

Dimensions

Textile a:overall: 27.5 x 4.5 cm (10 13/16 x 1 3/4 in.) Textile b:overall: 12.25 x 3.5 cm (4 13/16 x 1 3/8 in.) Textile c: overall: 12 x 3 cm (4 3/4 x 1 3/16 in.) Textile d:overall: 13.5 x 3.5 cm (5 5/16 x 1 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

60.1555

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts, The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles

Textile a: light red fragment of fine linen.
Textile b: very light brown fragment of fine linen.
Textile c: as above.
Textile d: as above.
Light red fragment of linen. 4.5 x 7.5 cm.
Textile b:
Very light brown fragment of fine linen. 3.5 x 12 1/4 cm.
Textile c:
Same description, 3 x 12 cm.
Textile d:
Light brown fragment of fine linen. 3.5 x 13.5 cm.

Labeled as coming from the cache of Deir-el-Bahari, Queen Hathorhontaoni. Dynasty 19.

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