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Mummy of Nesmutaatneru

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Mummy of Nesmutaatneru, daughter of Tjaenwaset and Neskhonspakhered, mother of Djeddjehutyiuefankh. Outer wrappings of pink linen, with bead network of blue faience beads, with winged scarab and four sons of Osiris. [Alternate Text:] Nes-Mut-aat-neru was an elderly woman who suffered from...

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Provenance

From Thebes, Deir el-Bahari, temple of Hatshepsut. 1895: excavated by Edouard Naville for the Egypt Exploration Fund; assigned to the Egypt Exploration Fund by the government of Egypt; 1895: given to the MFA by the Egypt Exploration Fund. (Accession Date: January 1, 1895)

Credit Line

Egypt Exploration Fund by subscription

Egyptian, Late Period, Dynasty 25, 760–660 B.C.

Object Place for Label

Findspot

Thebes, Egypt

Dimensions

Length: 151 cm (59 7/16 in.)

Accession Number

95.1407a

Medium or Technique

Human remains, linen, faience

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Tomb equipment, Mummy Trappings