Mummy Shroud Fragment


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Artifact Identification Mummy Shroud Fragment   (1923.01.0020)
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
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  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 9.8 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 5.5 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) 0.6 cm
Weight 8 g
Measuring Remarks None
Materials Textile
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Painting
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5YR 6/4 ) -ns Dark Reddish Orange ( 10R 4/8) -ns

Research Remarks

Published Description N/A
Description N/A
Comparanda N/A

James, T.G.H. Excavating in Egypt: The Egypt Exploration Society 1882-1982. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1982. The Archaeological Journal, vol. 41, The Royal Archaeological Institute of Great Britain and Ireland, London, 1884. PETRIE, W. M. F., Tanis. Part I, 1883-4. Second Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1885. PETRIE, W. M. F., Tanis. Part II. Nebesheh (AM) and Defenneh (Tahpanhes), Fourth Memoir of the Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1888. JOHNSON, John de M., “Excavations at Atfieh, etc.”, ArchRep 1911-1912, Egypt Exploration Fund, London, 1912, p.12-16. Correspondence between Pauline Parent and Charlene Cassier, March 2014.

Artifact History

Archaeological Data

Tomb 63 near San-el-Hagar

Credit Line/Dedication Egypt Exploration Society
Reproduction No
Reproduction Information N/A

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