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Shroud of Ahmose Penhet, Son of Ahhotep

Period:
Second Intermediate Period–Early New Kingdom
Dynasty:
Dynasty 17–18
Date:
ca. 1580–1479 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Southern Asasif, Unfinished Temple Area, Pit 1013, MMA excavations, 1920–22
Medium:
Linen
Dimensions:
L. 125 cm (49 3/16 in); W. 106 cm (41 3/4 in.) framed: L. 126.7 cm (49 7/8 in); W. 149.5 cm (58 7/8 in); Th. 4.1 cm (1 5/8 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1922
Accession Number:
22.3.295a
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 109
Museum excavations, 1920–22. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1922.

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