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Pad of Linen Made of a Folded Shawl

Period:
Middle Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 12
Reign:
reign of Amenemhat I, early
Date:
ca. 1981–1975 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Tomb of Wah (MMA 1102), Mummy of Wah, MMA excavations, 1920
Medium:
Linen, ink
Dimensions:
folded pad: l. 40 cm (14 3/4 in); w. 20 cm (7 7/8 in) shawl: l. 256 + 20 cm (108 11/16 in); w. 96 cm + 3 cm fringe (39 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number:
40.3.20
Not on view
Mummy of Wah excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1920. Mummy unwrapped in New York, 1940.

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