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Mummy of Nesiamun

Period:
Late Period
Dynasty:
Dynasty 25–26
Date:
ca. 712–525 B.C.
Geography:
From Egypt, Upper Egypt, Thebes, Deir el-Bahri, Priests' Cemetery, Tomb MMA 200s, MMA excavations, 1922–23
Medium:
Human remains, linen, mummification material
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.3.12
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130
The mummy is not on view, but lies in its coffin (26.3.11a, b).
Excavated by the Egyptian Expedition of the Metropolitan Museum of Art at Deir el Bahri, 1922-23. Allotted to the Museum by the Egyptian Government in the division of finds.

Thompson, Randall C., Adel H. Allam, Guido P. Lombardi, L. Samuel Wann, M. Linda Sutherland, James D. Sutherland, Muhammad Al-Tohamy Soliman, Bruno Frohlich, David Mininberg, Janet M. Monge, Clide M. Vallodolid, Samantha L. Cox, Gomaa Abd el-Maksoud, Ibrahim Badr, Michael I. Miyamoto, Abd el-Halim Nur el-din, Jagat Narula, Caleb E. Finch, and Gregory S. Thomas 2013. "Atherosclerosis across 4000 years of human history: the Horus study of four ancient populations." In The Lancet, March 10, p. 4.

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