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Linen shroud


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Title/s

Linen shroud

Category

mummy trappings

Name

shroud

Description

portrait of woman, on linen mummy shroud. This would have been placed directly over the body of the deceased as an alternative to cartonnage. Only the upper part remains.

Production Notes

painted

Field Collection

Egypt

Dimensions

height 6 cm
length 44 cm

Period

Greco-Roman

Date

A.D. 200 — A.D. 300

Provenance

bequeathed: Gayer-Anderson, Major R.G. 1943 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Material/s

linen

Accession Number

E.GA.5.1943 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 54412; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-07-12)

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