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Pad of Linen Made of a Folded Shawl

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 of Wah, MMA 1920
Medium: Linen, ink
Dimensions: folded pad: l. 40 cm (14 3/4 in); w. 20 cm (7 7/8 in) shawl: l. 256 + 20 cm (108 11/16 in); w. 96 cm + 3 cm fringe (39 in.)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund and Edward S. Harkness Gift, 1940
Accession Number: 40.3.20

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