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Mummy bandage of Hepmeneh

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Portion of a linen mummy bandage, inscribed with texts and vignettes of Spell 17 from the Book of the Dead.

Provenance

By 1934: Horace L. Mayer Collection; January 13, 1934: lent by Horace L. Mayer; December 1959: gift of Horace L. Mayer.

Credit Line

Gift of Horace L. Mayer

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

Object Place for Label

Egypt

Dimensions

Width x length: 10 x 239 cm (3 15/16 x 94 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

59.1070

Medium or Technique

Linen

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Textiles