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Linen from wrappings of mummy in wood coffin 33-4-21; two pieces inscribed in hieratic. [Female mummy with arms, legs, fingers, and toes individually wrapped; wads and pads of linen inserted between layers of linen wrappings to give body more life-like appearance; face, neck, and breasts molded from linen and wet resin; mid-calf-length v-neck tunic placed over body.] Illustration: No


  • ID
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Mummy trappings
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2220 B, [chamber] I
  • Material
    Cloth (linen)
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession numbers: 33.1017.1, 33.1017.2
  • Remarks
    Two pieces of linen with hieratic inscriptions accessioned as MFA 33.1017.1 and MFA 33.1017.2
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession numbers verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2220

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • Markowitz, Yvonne J., Joyce L. Haynes, and Rita E. Freed. Egypt in the Age of the Pyramids: Highlights from the Harvard University–Museum of Fine Arts, Boston Expedition. Boston: MFA Publications, 2002, p. 68, cat. 16.

    Manuelian, Peter Der. Slab Stelae of the Giza Necropolis. Publications of the Pennsylvania–Yale Expedition to Egypt 7. New Haven and Philadelphia: Peabody Museum of Natural History of Yale University and the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology, 2003, p. 156, figs. 232, 233.

    Reisner, George A. A History of the Giza Necropolis 1. Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press, 1942, pp. 452-453.