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Headdress from the Head of a Mummy of a Child

Period:
Roman Period
Date:
2nd–early 4th century
Geography:
From Egypt; Said to be from Northern Upper Egypt, Akhmim (Khemmis, Panopolis)
Medium:
Yellow linen, brown wool
Dimensions:
L. 67 × W. 25 cm (26 3/8 × 9 13/16 in.)
Credit Line:
Gift of George F. Baker, 1890
Accession Number:
90.5.33
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
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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