|Current Location:||Collections Storage|
|Date Made:||305 BCE-30 CE|
|Credit Line:||Purchased from John Khayat, 1936|
Decorated Mummy Cloth, Inscribed Hor, son of Harsieset, born of Tedikhety(?), etc. (1936) Fragmentary funeary shroud of painted linen. 8 rows of scenes of deities facing a central image of the deceased in a mummiform shape (now largely destroyed. Interesting is a depiction of a black skeleton in line 2. There is a funerary text running along the side and bottom of the shroud.
Current & Past Exhibitions:
|Mummy Room ( Jun 1972 - 1979)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)||View Objects in Exhibition|
|[Article] Omran, Wahid. 2020. "Virtuous or Wicked: New Occurrences and Perspectives on the Black Silhouette in Graeco-Roman Egypt". Journal of the American Research Center in Egypt. Vol. 56. pg. 143-167 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pp. 150-152, Figure 4||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum.. Cornell University Press. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 274-75||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
|[Article] 1936. "An Egyptian Mummy Cloth". The University Museum Bulletin. Philadelphia. The University Museum. Vol. 6. no. 4. pg. 118-120 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 118, pl. V||View Objects related to this Actual Citation|
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