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Fragment of shroud

Very light brown fragment of loosely woven fine linen.

Provenance

Faiyum, Crocodilopolis, Mit-Fares. Luigi Vassalli Collection (d. 1887); by 1886: Clemente Maraini Collection, Lugano, Switzerland; by 1934: Horace L. Mayer (d. 1968) collection; 1934: loaned to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1960: given to the MFA by Horace L. Mayer; 1960.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

Egyptian, Third Intermediate Period, Greco–roman era

Findspot

Faiyum, Egypt

Accession Number

60.1624

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles