Mummy of Nesmutaatneru
Late Period, Dynasty 25
Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Hatshepsut
Length: 151 cm (59 7/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Human remains, linen, faience
Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)
Mummy of Nesmutaatneru, daughter of Tjaenwaset and Neskhonspakhered, mother of Djeddjehutyiuefankh. Outer wrappings of pink linen, with bead network of blue faience beads, with winged scarab and four sons of Osiris.
Nes-Mut-aat-neru was an elderly woman who suffered from extensive dental disease, including a molar abscess extending into the jaw. Her advanced age is indicated by arthritic changes in the neck.
From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, temple of Hatshepsut. 1895: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1895: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund.
(Accession Date: January 1, 1895)
Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription