Detail showing darnedr repair in obverse (front) upper right edge.

Blue Kerchief from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache

Period: New Kingdom
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: reign of Tutankhamun
Date: ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Embalming Cache of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Davis/Ayrton excavations, 1907–08
Medium: Linen dyed with indigotin
Dimensions: W. 53 cm (20 7/8 in); l. 40 cm (15 3/4 in) Thread count per inch: 86 x 188
Credit Line: Gift of Theodore M. Davis, 1909
Accession Number: 09.184.217

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