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Mummy Cover

Pectoral

Object Number:E352
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Ptolemaic
Provenience: Egypt
Illahun
Period: Ptolemaic Period
Thirty-Third Dynasty
Date Made: 200 BCE
Early Date: -200
Late Date: -200
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Plaster
Pigment
Iconography:Nut
Deceased
Anubis
Isis
Nephthys
Height: 39.05 cm
Width: 31.75 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from William Flinders Petrie, 1890
Other Number:ES352 - Original Number

Description

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.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Egypt: Discovery to Display (23 Feb 2019) View Objects in Exhibition
Egyptian Mummies: Secrets and Science (27 Sep 1980 - 15 Feb 2016) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Fishman, Bernard, and O'Connor, David B., and Silverman, David P., and Fleming, Stuart J. 1980. The Egyptian Mummy, Secrets and Science.. The University Museum. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: 9View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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