About this object

A piece of coarse canvas cloth of brownish colour collected at Saqqara by Revd. John Greville Chester. The date of the textile is uncertain.

For display purposes it is mounted on a board with four other fragments of mummy bandages: Length 500 mm; Width 300 mm; Thickness 7 mm.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
    Probably New Kingdom or later
  • Artist/Maker
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date made
    Unknown or unrecorded
  • Materials
    Linen
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Gift of Rev. Greville John Chester, 1874
  • Collector
    John Greville Rev Chester
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt: Memphite Necropolis: Saqqara
  • Date collected
    1874
  • Measurements
    180 mm x 270 mm
  • Related people
    John Greville Rev Chester (Collector, previous owner)

Where is this object from?

Ownership

Previous owners

  • John Greville Rev Chester

    Owned from: Unknown or unrecorded
    How acquired: Unknown or unrecorded
    Owned until: 1874-07-16
    Disposal method: Unknown or unrecorded
Object view = Humanities
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