Mummy Cover



From: Egypt | Illahun

Curatorial Section: Egyptian

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Object Number E352
Current Location Collections Storage
Culture Ptolemaic
Provenience Egypt | Illahun
Period Ptolemaic Period | Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made 200 BCE
Section Egyptian
Materials Linen | Plaster | Pigment
Iconography Nut | Deceased | Anubis | Isis | Nephthys

Cartonnage Breast Cover for a mummy showing the sky goddess Nut with out-stretched wings. Below Nut is a scene of the deceased lying on a funerary bier being attended to by Anubis. On the left and right are the goddesses Isis and Nephthys.

Height 39.05 cm
Width 31.75 cm
Credit Line Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Other Number ES352 - Original Number

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