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Inscribed Mummy Bandage

Period:
Third Intermediate Period–Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 22–26
Date:
ca. 945–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Tomb MMA 801 (Embalmers' cache), Pits 53-54, MMA excavations, 1923–24
Medium:
Linen
Dimensions:
L. 72.5 × W. 12 cm (28 9/16 × 4 3/4 in.); Framed: L. 75.5 × W. 16 cm (29 3/4 × 6 5/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1925
Accession Number:
25.3.214
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Museum excavations 1923–24. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1925.

Aston, David 2009. Burial Assemblages of Dynasty 21–25: Chronology – Typology – Developments. Contributions to the chronology of the Eastern Mediterranean, vol. 21, Denkschriften der Gesamtakademie, 56. Vienna: Verlag der Österreichischen Akademie der Wissenschaften, p. 198.

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