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Fragments of plaster from mummy, belongs with 38-6-37 (mask); plaster of slightly coarser quality and lacks smooth gypsum surface of mask, imprints of cloth on underside. Illustration: Yes [approximate reconstruction of mummy from fitting fragments]. Illustration scale: ca 1:6

Details

  • ID
    HUMFA_38-8-5
  • Department
    Harvard University-Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Classification
    Tomb equipment-Mummy trappings
  • Findspot
    Pit G 2037b X, chamber
  • Material
    Plaster
  • Credit Line
    Harvard University–Boston Museum of Fine Arts Expedition
  • Object Ownership Information
    MFA accession number: 39.828
  • Date of Register Entry
    08/25/1938
  • Remarks
    38-6-37 (fragments of mask) + 38-8-5 (fragments of body covering) = MFA 39.828
  • Problems/Questions
    MFA accession number verified

Tombs and Monuments 1

  • G 2037

    • Site Name Western Cemetery

Published Documents 1

Unpublished Documents 1

Full Bibliography

  • D'Auria, Sue, Peter Lacovara, and Catharine H. Roehrig. Mummies & Magic: The Funerary Arts of Ancient Egypt. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1988, pp. 91-92, cat. 23.

    Egyptian Art in the Age of the Pyramids. New York: Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1999, pp. 476-477, cat. 197.

    Freed, Rita E., Lawrence M. Berman, and Denise M. Doxey. Arts of Ancient Egypt. MFA Highlights. Boston: MFA Publications, 2003, p. 98.

    Smith, William Stevenson. Ancient Egypt as Represented in the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston. Boston: Museum of Fine Arts, 1960 (6th ed.), p. 65.

Photos 13