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Fragments from a mummy covering

Two fragments; symbols and squares in red, green, white, yellow and black. Badly torn. From Denderah.

Provenance

From Dendara. 1898: excavated by William Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government of Egypt; presented to the MFA at the general meeting of the EEF. (Accession Date: November 1, 1898)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 305–30 B.C.

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Accession Number

98.1105a-b

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings