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Mummy Cloth

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Object Number:E12324.15
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Ink
Inscription Language:Hieratic
Length: 8 cm
Width: 23.5 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from R. H. Blanchard, 1912

Description

Inscribed ink.

Fragment of linen mummy wrapping containing text and vignette from the Book of the Dead. This fragment has 6 lines of hieratic text. Above the text on the right is a vignette showing four male deities including Osiris. On the far left is a fragmentary vignette showing a male figure standing before an offering table(?). Black ink.

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