Grain mummy

Egyptian
Late Period–Hellenistic Period, Dynasty 25–Ptole
760–30 B.C.


Dimensions

Height x width: 16 x 4.2 cm (6 5/16 x 1 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1996.271

Medium or Technique

Mud, grain, linen and gold leaf

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment

Small dark, linen wrapped mummiform with gold leaf face.

Provenance

1996: given to the MFA by Meg Holmes Robbins in honor of Arden Robbins and Cassie Robbins.

Credit Line

Gift of Meg Holmes Robbins in honor of Arden Robbins and Cassie Robbins