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Cartonnage panel of winged goddess

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This cartonnage (painted, plaster-soaked linen) panel was part of mummy's trappings. The depicted figure is a kneeling, winged goddess with a sun disk atop her head and arms outstretched to spread her wings. Detailign of the wings is rednered as rosettes, dots, and stripes. Its present...

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Provenance

From Abydos. 1902: excavated by William Matthew Flinders Petrie for the Egypt Exploration Fund, assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund in the division of finds by the government o Egypt, received by the MFA through subscription to the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: November 17, 1902)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Hellenistic Period (Ptolemaic Dynasty), 3rd–2nd century B.C.

Findspot

Abydos, Egypt

Dimensions

Height x width 16.5 x 25.5 cm (6 1/2 x 10 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

02.831b

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage panel

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings