Mummy of a ram

Egyptian
Roman Imperial Period
30 B.C.–A.D. 200


Dimensions

Length: 28 cm (11 in.)

Accession Number

72.4906

Medium or Technique

Linen

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Organic remains

Mummy of a ram; the wrappings have a herringbone pattern of light and dark linen on the chest.

Provenance

By 1836: Robert Hay Collection, Linplum, Scotland; 1863: to his son, Robert James Alexander Hay; 1868-1872: Way Collection, Boston (purchased by Samuel A. Way through London dealers Rollin and Feuardent, 27 Haymarket); 1872: given to the MFA by Samuel's son, C. Granville Way.
(Accession Date: June 28, 1872)

Credit Line

Hay Collection—Gift of C. Granville Way