Mummy Shroud Fragment

1923.01.0032

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Basic Information

Artifact Identification Mummy Shroud Fragment   (1923.01.0032)
Classification/
Nomenclature
  1. Communication Artifacts
  2. :
  3. Ceremonial Artifacts
  4. :
  5. Funerary Objects
Artist/Maker None
Geographic Location
Period/Date Roman Empire, 30 BCE– 323
Culture Egyptian

Physical Analysis

Dimension 1 (Length) 53.6 cm
Dimension 2 (Width) 26.2 cm
Dimension 3 (Depth) <0.1 cm
Weight 37 g
Measuring Remarks Weight includes net sleeve.
Materials Textile--Linen
Manufacturing Processes Weaving, Sewing
Munsell Color Information Light Brown (7.5YR 6/4 ) -ns

Research Remarks

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

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.

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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