Human Mummy



From: Egypt | Thebes (Egypt)

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number 97-121-114A
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Graeco-Roman
Provenience Egypt | Thebes (Egypt)
Date Made 30 BCE - 400 CE
Section Egyptian
Materials Human Remains | Linen
Iconography Boy

This child lived during the Roman period in Egypt. The head of the mummy has been unwrapped and you can see the skill of the ancient Egyptian embalmers. The head and face are perfectly preserved. Traces of gold leaf remain on the corner of the left eye and on the upper lip.

Height 22.86 cm
Length 89.8 cm
Credit Line Gift of the Academy of Natural Sciences of Philadelphia, 1997
Other Number L-121-114A - Old Museum Number | 2995 - ANSP Number

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