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Piece of cloth

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 26
Date:
664–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Memphite Region, Saqqara
Medium:
Linen
Dimensions:
67 × 34.5 cm (26 3/8 × 13 9/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.108
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
Said to be from a mummy, this anciently stained cloth is of buff linen. There is a selvage on one side, with two pink and one brown stripes parallel to it.
Previously collection of Emil Brugsch Bey, Cairo. Purchased from Brugsch and donated to the museum in 1890 by George F. Baker, New York.

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