About this object

Resin soaked mummy bandage. With an envelope inscribed in ink: "These fragments are taken from the casing of an Egyptian mummy supposed to be upwards of 2500 years old". Annotated in pencil "Mummy cloth. Miss Marple[?] July 9 / 1914". Date is uncertain.

Object specifics

  • Type
    Textile/Clothing
  • Culture
  • Artist/Maker
  • Place made
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date made
    395 AD before
  • Materials
    Textile
  • Location
    Item not currently on display
  • Acquisition
    Source currently unrecorded
  • Collector
  • Place collected
    Africa: Northern Africa: Egypt
  • Date collected
    1914 before
  • Measurements
Object view = Humanities
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