University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: 36-2-1
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Ptolemaic
Roman
Provenience: Egypt
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Roman Period
Date Made: 305 BC-30AD
Early Date: -305
Late Date: 30
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Pigment
Technique:Painted
Iconography:Deities
Demons
Skeleton
Osiris
Anubis
Jackal
Deceased
Funerary Text
Credit Line:Purchased from John Khayat, 1936

Description

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:

Searching for Ancient Egypt: (1997 - 1997)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Silverman, David P. 1997. Searching for Ancient Egypt: Art, Architecture and Artifacts from the University of Pennsylvania Museum. : Page/Fig./Plate: 274-75View Objects cited in this Publication

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