Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Wide Bandage from Wah's Mummy

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, MMA excavations, 1920
Medium:
Linen
Dimensions:
piece 1: l. 350 cm (137 13/16 in); w. 17-18 cm (6 11/16-7 1/16 in) piece 2: l. 90 cm (35 7/16 in); w. 17.5 cm (6 7/8 in) piece 3: l. 597 cm (235 1/16 in); w. 15-18 cm (5 7/8-7 1/16 in)
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1920
Accession Number:
20.3.203rrr
Not on view
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1920. Acquired by the Museum in the division of finds, 1920.

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