Mummy of Nesmutaatneru

Late Period, Dynasty 25
760–660 B.C.

Findspot: Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, Temple of Hatshepsut


Length: 151 cm (59 7/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Human remains, linen, faience

On View

Egyptian Funerary Arts Gallery (Mummies) (Gallery 109)


The Ancient World


Mummy trappings

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.

[Alternate Text:]
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)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription