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Mummy Cloth

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Object Number:E12324.16
Current Location: Collections Storage
Provenience: Egypt
Section:Egyptian
Materials:Linen
Ink
Inscription Language:Hieratic
Length: 7.6 cm
Width: 36.5 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 2 columns of hieratic text with 7 lines each. On the far right is a vignette which is largely destroyed. Black ink.

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