Cylindrical bag of sawdust from Tutankhamun's Embalming Cache

Period: New Kingdom, Amarna Period
Dynasty: Dynasty 18
Reign: Reign of Tutankhamun
Date: ca. 1336–1327 B.C.
Geography: From Egypt, Upper Egypt; Thebes, Valley of the Kings, Tomb of Tutankhamun (KV 54), Embalming cache of Tutankhamun, Davis/Ayrton 1907–1908
Medium: Linen, decomposed wood material (sawdust)
Dimensions: folded into two parallel rolls: 39.7 cm long and 8.7 cm wide, 3.7 cm high as one long tube: ca. 75 cm long and 4.5 cm wide, 3.7 cm high
Credit Line: Gift of Joseph Veach Noble, 1988
Accession Number: 1988.437.1

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