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Fragments of a mummy case

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Two fragments; painted in red, green, orange, white and black; borders of red and green triangles. 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,

Findspot

Dendara, Egypt

Dimensions

Overall: (a) 40 x 35 cm (15 3/4 x 13 3/4 in.) / (b) 25 x 30 cm (9 13/16 x 11 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

98.1106a-b

Medium or Technique

Cartonnage

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Coffins, Sarcophagi